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For Today and Tomorrow

Daily Encouragement by Daisaku Ikeda
Sunday, November 11, 2012:

The 20th century was a century of war and peace, a century of politics and economics. The dawning 21st century holds the promise, however, to be a century of humanity and culture, a century of science and religion. I hope all of you will advance on this wonderful new path of humanism with pride and confidence, as gallant philosophers of action.

Events

1264: Komatsubara Persecution. Nichiren Daishonin is attacked by swordsmen led by the lord of the region. He receives a slash on his forehead and has his left hand broken, but his followers repel the attack, allowing his escape.

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These excerpts are from "For Today and Tomorrow," a book of daily inspirationals by SGI President Daisaku Ikeda. This book is available for purchase at our Online Bookstore or your local SGI-USA Community Center bookstore.