To My Friends

We have entered a busy and
hectic time of the year.
Let’s use our time wisely and
create value every day
by challenging a time revolution!
Our earnest prayers in the morning
will generate wisdom and creativity.


To My Friends

In The Orally Transmitted Teachings,
Nichiren Daishonin states,
“Difficulties will arise, and these are to be
looked on as peaceful practices.”(*)
Hardships are golden opportunities for growth.
Let’s courageously chant daimoku and
cultivate a rich life condition!

(*)”Chapter Fourteen: Peaceful Practices: Five important points–Point One, concerning the ‘Peaceful Practices’ chapter,” OTT, p.115

To My Friends

Be careful to not catch cold
or succumb to influenza.
Rigorously observe preventative
measures such as wearing masks(*),
washing our hands and gargling.
Let’s advance with cheerful enthusiasm,
with good health our priority.

(*)In Japan and some other densely populated countries, it is a social etiquette to wear a mask when one has a cold or flu to prevent spreading the virus. It is also worn to prevent catching colds or the flu.


To My Friends

Leaders, let’s go meet
our fellow members.
When we engage in face-to-face
dialogue, our hearts will resonate
and we can help people develop.
Wisdom and strength are found
in the forefront of the organization.


To My Friends

No prayer will go unanswered
and all good fortune will be bestowed.(*)
With powerful faith and practice, we
can unleash the unlimited powers
of the Buddha and the Law.
Let’s help friends join our solidarity
of happiness!

(*)This comes from a commentary by Nichikan Shonin on “The True Object of Worship.”

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