Encouragement

Q: Sometimes I feel like my arrogance gets the best of me. How can I overcome arrogance?

This Q&A series answers frequently asked questions about SGI Nichiren Buddhism. Q: How can I overcome arrogance? A: When we think about arrogance, we often relate it to having overbearing pride or feeling superior to others. Buddhism, however,…

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Encouragement

In the Heart of Los Angeles, Momentum Builds

How one of the smallest chapters in Los Angeles is leading the way in Southern California toward the 50K youth gatherings next year. World Tribune: Thank you for sharing your experience with us. Tell us about South LA Chapter….

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“I Awakened One Lion”

In 2018, 50,000 youth will gather in the U.S. to usher in an era of hope and respect. Here’s how you can do your part. SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 16–17— Now that the one-year countdown to the 50,000 Lions…

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Traveler for Peace

The significance of Oct 2nd — World Peace Day. On Oct. 2, 1960, Daisaku Ikeda, the newly appointed Soka Gakkai president, embarked on his first overseas journey to spread Nichiren Buddhism worldwide, with his initial stop on American…

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What Does “Changing Our Karma” Mean?

This Q&A series addresses frequently asked questions about Nichiren Buddhism. Q: I often hear people in the SGI talking about “changing karma into mission,” but I’m not sure I know what that means. Can you explain? A: What…

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