To My Friends

Our connections to people provide
the strength and power for
revival and resurgence.
Let’s stay in close communications
to ensure that no one feels isolated!
Remember, “the voice carries out the
work of the Buddha.”(*)

(*)”Nam-myoho-renge-kyo” chapter, THE RECORD OF THE ORALLY TRANSMITTED
TEACHINGS, p. 4

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

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To My Friends

Youth who take action are the
hope for achieving resilience–
that is, the strength for surmounting
all hardships.
Youthful Bodhisattvas of the Earth,
be the pillar of strength, wisdom and
bright cheer in our quest to spread
the humanistic philosophy of Nichiren
Buddhism toward the realization of
a peaceful and flourishing society!

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

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To My Friends

Nichiren Daishonin states,
“Both oneself and others together
will take joy in their possession
of wisdom and compassion.”(*)
A boundless wellspring of love exists
in the lives of all people.
Buddhism enables us to manifest
this boundless love!

(*)The Orally Transmitted Teachings, p. 146

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

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To My Friends

Our faith and practice infuses
us with indomitable strength.
We can absolutely surmount
any and all adversity.
Let’s steadfastly hold aloft the
banner of brilliant victory where
we happen to be right now!

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

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To My Friends

Our connections to people provides
the strength and power for
revival and resurgence.
Let’s stay in close communications
to ensure that no one feels isolated!
Remember, “the voice carries out the
work of the Buddha.”(*)

(*)”Nam-myoho-renge-kyo” chapter, THE RECORD OF THE ORALLY TRANSMITTED
TEACHINGS, p. 4

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

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