“You cannot strike fire from flint
if you stop halfway.”(*)
Challenge yourself and advance
Maintaining your Buddhist practice
will enable you to develop a state
of absolute, indestructible happiness.
(*)”Earthly Desires are Enlightenment,” WND 1, 319
Tentative translation of “To My Friends” published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda’s recent guidance.