To My Friends

It’s spring! Time for dialogue!
And time to engage ourselves in activities
with lighthearted steps!
Let’s send encouragement like a fresh,
spring breeze to students who are advancing
to the next level in school and friends
who recently joined the workforce.
In life, be bold!

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To My Friends

Those who are wholeheartedly dedicated
to the faith and practice of
Nichiren Buddhism never reach
a deadlock.
Let’s grow stronger in spirit day by day
and take a step forward toward
transformation!
Our hearts overflow with hope!

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To My Friends

Friendships are our life’s treasures.
Buddhist practice is all about
developing friendships.
With a spring in our steps, let’s
buoyantly cultivate people’s
connection to Nichiren Buddhism.

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To My Friends

The castle of Soka is rock solid
due to the unity of many in body,
one in mind and the indestructible
spirit of valiant struggle.
Fellow members of great Kanto(*)–
now is the time to arouse
yourselves to action!

(*)In the Japanese Soka Gakkai organization, this comprises the five prefectures of Saitama, Chiba, Tochigi, Gumma, and Ibaraki.

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–WORDS OF THE WEEK–

Our vow is our strength!
If we wholeheartedly uphold
the sacred vow for kosen-rufu,
the path ahead will open
without fail.
Let’s resolutely take the offensive
toward victory as we go from
March 16, Kosen-rufu Day, to
May 3, Soka Gakkai Day!

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