To My Friends

In any situation, if we are passive
we cannot experience true joy.
Let’s create the time and open the path!
When we resolve deeply, our lives and
our environment will surge with
vibrant energy!

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 actual proof of faith in the
Mystic Law is absolutely guaranteed.
This was the conviction of first
Soka Gakkai President Makiguchi.
Leaders, let’s go to the forefront of our activities
and bring to bloom flowers of benefit with
encouragement of genuine sincerity!

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

Let’s confidently share this Buddhism
that enables all people to become happy!
Let’s brim with the great vow for kosen-rufu
and strike a chord in our friends’ hearts with
our voices ringing with hope and courage!

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

Let’s visit our members one by one
and fill them with joy and inspiration!
If we meet them and engage them in
conversation, both you and they will
be invigorated and energized.
Let’s take broad action with our lives
brimming with vibrant enthusiasm!

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 a teaching of
unsurpassed reason.
Let’s lead vibrant lives,
healthy of body and mind,
with quality sleep, moderate exercise
and a diet based on good common sense.

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

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