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Is it OK to chant for my desires?

Q: I read somewhere that Buddhism teaches that desires cause suffering. Yet in the SGI, I’ve been encouraged to chant for my desires. Is this OK? A: Experience tells us…

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A Warrior for Peace

Four years ago, Lillian I couldn’t get out of bed. Now, she uses her life to create value. by Lillian I BOSTON I grew up in Taiwan, in what seemed…

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A Letter to the U.S. President

SGI-USA joins faith organizations in expressing disappointment over the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Agreement. On June 5, SGI-USA joined a diverse coalition of 25 faith organizations in sending a…

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To My Friends

The Daishonin admonishes,
“Do not depend on others.”(*)
Absolutely keep from having a cavalier
or reliant attitude, such as thinking,
“Someone will probably get it done.”
Resolutely take responsibility for
everything yourself!

(*)”Reply to Yasaburo,” WND 1, p. 829

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Buddhist in America-Gisell & Kaila

Gisell and her daughter Kaila, share how their Buddhist practice allowed them to create a victorious, harmonious family.

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