To My Friends

Members of the Housing Complex and
Community Divisions(*) are actively
participating in neighborhood activities.
The bonds that link the hearts of the
local residents are the foundation
of reassurance and hope.
Let’s deeply appreciate their
noble efforts.

(*)Since the mid-1950s vast, multi-story public housing complexes have sprung up in large numbers in Japan. Both divisions were created in Japan with a goal of promoting trust and friendship within the community and among neighbors.

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To My Friends

Youth, who shoulder the future–
you should experience hardship,
even going so far as to deliberately
seeking it.
Those who brim with noble aspirations
will not be defeated.
Those who live to fulfill their mission
are strong.
Cultivate a strong and sound self!

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To My Friends

The study of Buddhist doctrine
that the Soka Gakkai undertakes
is like the training and discipline
of a fine swordsman.
Hone the magnificent sword of
wisdom and courage for the
sake of winning in life!

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To My Friends

Let’s rid the world of misery
and create happiness for
oneself and others!
That is kosen-rufu.
Let’s spread a solidarity of
peace and happiness from
the place closest to us–
our very neighborhoods.

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To My Friends

Our home is the best place to share
and pass on our faith and practice.
Every day, let’s do gongyo as a family
and endeavor to develop our lives.

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