To My Friends

Let’s treasure each person.
This is the quintessence of all.
Let’s greet those who gather
for the discussion meeting
with deep regard and with
“the same respect [one]
would a Buddha.”(*)

(*)”The Fourteen Slanders,” WND 1 p. 757
(phrase from Chapter 28 of the Lotus Sutra: You should rise and greet
him from afar, showing him the same respect you would a Buddha.”)

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To My Friends

Earnest effort will create
fresh groundswells.
One serious and determined
individual can open the
door to victory.
Stand up and take
action yourself!

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To My Friends

“Soka” gives rise to boundless hope!
We have the honor and pride of
spreading and sharing the world’s
foremost life philosophy!
Let’s hold joyful and spirited discussion
meetings overflowing with the original
aspirations of our founders.

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To My Friends

Let’s treasure old friends while
fostering new friendships!
Let’s create a solidarity of
encouragement that infuses
our local community with
vibrance and vigor by
engaging in dialogue free
of barriers.

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To My Friends

Let’s all praise and encourage
the youth who are engaged in
sharing Nichiren Buddhism with
others as well as lend our
wholehearted support to the
young members who joined
recently.
The SGI will triumph by fostering
capable individuals.

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