Featured Image: SGI-USA youth division representatives at the Osaka City Central Public Hall (Nakanoshima Civic Hall), in Nakanoshima, Osaka. (February 4, 2018)
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“Home Visits and Personal Encouragement”

As the SGI-USA starts a new era that is laser-focused on developing the district through personal encouragement and home visits, the World Tribune sat down with the SGI-USA leaders to discuss their personal experiences of being home visited,…

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Never Being Defeated Is My Greatest Benefit

Koda Jordet transforms his struggles with addiction into a mission to help others. by Koda Jordet FARGO, N.D. I was 2 weeks old when I was adopted by the Jordet family. My life, likely similar to that of…

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Standing Firm

SGI Members reflect on how they are moving forward following the most devastating wildfire in California’s history. In November, Northern California residents in Butte County faced the state’s deadliest and most destructive wildfire on record. The Camp Fire…

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To My Friends

“Soka Victory” means the happiness and
victory of both oneself and others, and
the flourishing and victory of our
local communities.
With voices of sincerity and conviction,
let’s expand our network of “friend[s] in
the orchid room.”(*)

(*)”On Establishing the Correct Teaching for the Peace of the Land,”
WND-1, 23)
“A friend in the orchid room” indicates a person of virtue. The
implication is that the company of a virtuous person works as a good
influence, just as one is imbued with fragrance on entering a room
filled with orchids. It is said that mugwort supported by hemp plants
grows upright.

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

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