The flame infused with their vow burns
brightly amidst raging winds in the hearts
of my beloved friends of Kyushu!
Swiftly scale the slope of kosen-rufu to
raise the trailblazing banner atop the
zenith of your life and resound the
song of joy throughout the world!

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