To My Friends

Kosen-rufu is a struggle waged
with words.
If we don’t engage in conversation,
we can’t convey the truth.
Now, more than ever, let’s speak
words of conviction that reach
our friends’ hearts.

Tentative translation of “To My Friends” published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda’s recent guidance.

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To My Friends

Win over yourself of yesterday!
It is through this ceaseless effort
that we undergo our human revolution.
Let’s manifest an indomitable spirit
with absolute determination not to
be defeated!

Tentative translation of “To My Friends” published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda’s recent guidance.

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To My Friends

Especially when you are in
a hurry, remind yourself
to place utmost priority
on safety.
Stop yourself from being
unreasonable, careless or
impatient.
Determined to yourself,
“I will never cause an accident!”
and strive forth with powerful
prayer!

Tentative translation of “To My Friends” published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda’s recent guidance.

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To My Friends

The youth, with their courage
and wisdom, are the force that
will create the new era!
Let’s provide them the greatest
support and encouragement
so that they can wholeheartedly
engage themselves in activities.
Let’s strive together toward a
hope-filled future!

Tentative translation of “To My Friends” published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda’s recent guidance.

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To My Friends

Our faith and practice is for
surmounting difficulties.
No matter what obstacles we may
encounter, let’s face them
head on with strong prayer,
absolutely determined not to
be defeated.
Then the way forward will open
without fail.

Tentative translation of “To My Friends” published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda’s recent guidance.

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