To My Friends

Nichiren Daishonin admonishes,
“Be diligent in developing your faith
until the last moment of your life.”(*)
Life’s crowning glory will shine brilliantly
for those who continue to struggle.
Let’s forever stride onward along
the path of kosen-rufu!

(*)”Letter to Niike,” (WND I, p. 1027)

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To My Friends

It is when times are the most difficult
that you are able to accumulate
countless benefits and cultivate
the highest life condition.
Brimming with boundless life force,
make a great advance with indomitable
resolve!

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To My Friends

Winning over your own weaknesses
is the foundation of all victory.
Live this moment, this day, to the fullest, without any regrets!

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My beloved members of Kansai–
make a sweeping advance with
the firm unity of the shared
vow of mentor and disciple!
May your ever-victorious banner
shine brilliantly over your
esteemed golden citadel!

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It’s a hectic time of the year.
Absolutely guard against
causing accidents.
Take utmost precaution when
making your way through
snowdrifts and icy roads.
Let’s advance, while strictly
keeping from being
careless or inattentive!

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