Encouragement

“Great Mountain” Chapter Debuts!

On May 3, 1979, SGI President Ikeda penned with lionhearted strokes the calligraphy “Great Mountain.” At the bottom, he wrote, “To my friends, I pray that your faith remains unwavering amid any storm.” On April 24, President Ikeda…

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Experience

“Strength Is the Hallmark of Youth”

Nefertiti Morris creates a harmonious family by changing herself first. by Nefertiti Morris BLOOMINGTON, IND. I was attending Indiana University in 2004, when my mother and four of her children moved in with me and my college roommate….

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News

“Protecting the Mentor & the Teachings”

Jan. 29 marked the successful completion of the First Class of the Ikeda Wisdom Academy. History was made in the SGI-USA on Jan. 29, when 1,220 district–national youth leaders gathered in 93 locations across the nation to take…

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Experience

World Peace Begins With One Person

by Ojok Grichang PITTSBURGH I was 10 years old when my family fled South Sudan during a lengthy civil war that eventually displaced 4 million people. There was nothing left for us there; no safety, no education. We…

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Encouragement

“Prayer is the courage to persevere.”

Prayer in Nichiren Buddhism Prayer in Nichiren Buddhism is based on a determination, a vow to follow through on a course of action, to realize without fail all of our goals and dreams. Through chanting Nam-myoho-renge-kyo to the…

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