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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Brooklyn Buddhist Center Opens: May 4, 2019

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May Commemorative Contribution:
April 27 to June 2, 2019

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

Buddhism teaches the principle of
“cherry, plum, peach and damson blossoms,”(*)
which elucidates the unique diversity and
beauty of all living entities.
Let’s shine a light upon each person’s
individuality and character and hold
discussion meetings overflowing with joy.
Nichiren Daishonin states,
“the more one praises [the blessings of
the Lotus Sutra,] the more one’s own
blessings will increase.(**)
Let’s create a dynamic tidal wave
of capable individuals!

(*)cf OTT p. 200
(*)”The Blessings of the Lotus Sutra,” WND I p. 673

Tentative translation of “Words of the Week” 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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