Encouragement

9,500 Lions of Justice

If there was a lesson to be gleaned from the powerful milestone Young Men’s and Young Women’s General Meetings held in July, it was this: Next year’s 50,000 youth gathering…

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Is it OK to chant for my desires?

Q: I read somewhere that Buddhism teaches that desires cause suffering. Yet in the SGI, I’ve been encouraged to chant for my desires. Is this OK? A: Experience tells us…

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Encouragement

How Contributions Have Supported the Recent Advance of American Kosen-rufu

“From nothing—no funding, no support, no human resources, no time—we have forged a path where none before had existed. And now, true to my conviction, Bodhisattvas of the Earth have…

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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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“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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