Encouragement

What is Nam-myoho-renge-kyo?

Friends or acquaintances curious about Nichiren Buddhism often ask what Nam-myoho-renge-kyo means. This is a very important and difficult question, one that cannot really be answered in a brief or cursory way. It’s best to consider what Nichiren…

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Encouragement

Four Mottoes for Good Health

1) DO AN INVIGORATING GONGYO Morning and evening gongyo create the victorious rhythm for living each day in harmony with the fundamental Law of the universe. 2) LEAD A BALANCED AND PRODUCTIVE LIFESTYLE “Buddhism is reason” (“The Hero of…

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White House-U.S. Buddhist Leaders Conference a First

Climate change, racial justice and peace building were the main focus of discussion in the first White House-U.S. Buddhist Leaders Conference. Under the theme “Voices in the Square— Action in the World,” 125 leaders, monks and scholars from…

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Buddhist in America-Jimmy Anicet

As a child, Jimmy Anicet was nicknamed “the mute,” as he struggled to find the confidence to speak out, especially for what he believed in. In this video, Jimmy, of Boston, shares how his Buddhist practice helped him…

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SGI-USA Statement on the Shooting in Charleston, South Carolina

We would like to offer our profound condolences to the family and loved ones of those killed in Charleston, South Carolina. This heinous act of violence assaults the very heart of all religious communities of good will committed…

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