To My Friends

Genuine feelings of appreciation
should be expressed with words.
Let’s convey our heartfelt gratitude
through words such as
“Thank you for all you do” and
“We owe it all to you.”

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

Learning is light and knowledge is power!
As long as we continue striving to learn,
we will not be deadlocked.
A person with a passion for learning
shines with hope and happiness.

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

When we are busy, we should
pay particular attention to
maintaining our health, such as
by eating balanced meals and
getting plenty of sleep.
Let’s advance vibrantly,
making good health and absolute
safety our number one priority!

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

Buddhism is about the present
and future.
It is always from now, right here
that we can chant daimoku and
make a fresh start.
Today, again, let’s cheerfully play out
a drama of our human revolution!

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

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To My Friends

Our earnest prayer in the morning
enables us to tap into the wellspring
of our lives and manifest potent life force.
Be a champion of the people with
a warm, magnanimous heart who can
can create hope and joy in the most
most ordinary daily situation.

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

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