Encouragement

Citizen of the World

SGI President Ikeda is named an honorary citizen of Florence, Italy, the birthplace of the Renaissance. Florence, Italy, is the place where artists and poets of world renown ushered in…

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Encouragement

“Appreciation and Joy Multiply Our Good Fortune”

Happiness doesn’t lie somewhere far away. It is something we must achieve for ourselves through our present struggles in the here and now. An excerpt from the series “The Wisdom…

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Encouragement

“Great Mountain” Chapter Debuts!

On May 3, 1979, SGI President Ikeda penned with lionhearted strokes the calligraphy “Great Mountain.” At the bottom, he wrote, “To my friends, I pray that your faith remains unwavering…

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“Prayer is the courage to persevere.”

Prayer in Nichiren Buddhism Prayer in Nichiren Buddhism is based on a determination, a vow to follow through on a course of action, to realize without fail all of our…

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5 Quotes on Empowerment by SGI President Daisaku Ikeda

1. A great human revolution in the life of one person can change the destiny of humankind and our planet.(Ikedaquotes.org) Photo: iStockphoto / furtaev. 2. We should never decide that…

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