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Experience by Emily Pudalov

Emily Pudalov overcomes dire circumstances with her Buddhist practice and creates a new life, based on her vow.

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A Baptist Preacher’s Buddhist Teacher Is a Winner

Middleway Press’ A Baptist Preacher’s Buddhist Teacher, authored by Dr. Lawrence E. Carter Sr., has been named the 2019 winner of the Illumination Book Awards in the “Biography/Memoir” category.   The awards are designed to honor and bring…

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To My Friends

The Soka Gakkai members are “the pillar,”
“the eyes” and “the great ship” of [our country].(*)
Let’s unite in solidarity with our fellow members
who are dedicated to our shared struggles and
advance spiritedly for the sake of the happiness
and victory of all people!

(*)”Japan” was replaced with “our country” here.
“Opening of the Eyes,” WND I, 281
“I will be the pillar of Japan. I will be the eyes of Japan. I will be the
great ship of Japan. This is my vow, and I will never forsake it!”

Tentative translation of “To My Friends” published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda’s recent guidance.

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Brandon Nicholson shares how his Buddhist practice fueled him to become the executive director of the “Hidden Genius Project,” an award winning non-profit.

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