Becoming “Experts in Winning in Life”

The 2016 Introductory Exam will be offered in October for SGI-USA members to strengthen their faith, practice and study of Buddhism. Effectively practicing Nichiren Buddhism requires dynamically balancing the three…

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Real Life: “I Get Easily Distracted When I’m Chanting. What Should I Do?”

Q. I get easily distracted when I’m chanting. What should I do? A. SGI President Ikeda responds to this question, saying: “Because we are human, it’s natural for our minds…

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Buddhist Compassion

Most of us can admit to being selfcentered at times—thinking first of ourselves and only then of others. Self-concern, of course, is an important part of living—we need to feed,…

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Study Concept: Faith for Overcoming Obstacles

When we exercise with weights, the resistance strengthens our muscles and helps them grow. Similarly, the difficulties and challenges we encounter along the journey of life enable us to strengthen…

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Buddhist Concept: Faith is Found in Daily Life

The purpose of religion should be to enable people to lead happy, fulfilling lives. Buddhism exists for this very reason. While many tend to view Buddhism as a reclusive practice…

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