To My Friends

The purpose of our Buddhist practice
is to remain true to ourselves and
shine as we are.
Toward this end,
continue to challenge
yourself ceaselessly while
cultivating and developing
your mind and spirit.

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To My Friends

Flowing water will break up
even a cliff.
Steady, continuing faith is
the direct path to
building happiness!
Let’s advance, no matter what!

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To My Friends

Take the best care
of your health!
Let’s maintain a good
daily rhythm including
eating a balanced diet and
getting plenty of sleep and
exercise.
Based on good health above all,
let’s spend each day
sound of body and mind.

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To My Friends

Members of the Housing Complex and
Community Divisions(*) are actively
participating in neighborhood activities.
The bonds that link the hearts of the
local residents are the foundation
of reassurance and hope.
Let’s deeply appreciate their
noble efforts.

(*)Since the mid-1950s vast, multi-story public housing complexes have sprung up in large numbers in Japan. Both divisions were created in Japan with a goal of promoting trust and friendship within the community and among neighbors.

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To My Friends

Youth, who shoulder the future–
you should experience hardship,
even going so far as to deliberately
seeking it.
Those who brim with noble aspirations
will not be defeated.
Those who live to fulfill their mission
are strong.
Cultivate a strong and sound self!

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