To My Friends

“The sufferings that all living beings undergo…
all these are Nichirens own sufferings.”(*)
Empathy is the quintessence of Nichiren Buddhism.
Let’s lend comfort and support to our friends
who are suffering and inspire them with courage!

“On Reprimanding Hachiman,” WND 2, p. 394

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

Tue. October 15, 2019, is a press holiday.
TMF will resume Wed. October 16.

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To My Friends

Let’s unite in solidarity with our cherished
friends who are undergoing adversity!
Nichiren Daishonin assures us,
“Misfortune will change into fortune.”(*)
Let’s transform poison into medicine and
advance through the resilience of Soka!

(*)”Reply to Kyo’o,” WND 1, p. 412
NOTE: “Changing poison into medicine” is the principle that earthly
desires and suffering can be transformed into benefit and enlightenment
by virtue of the power of the Law.

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

Having good health and
staying clear of accidents
is the foundation of everything.
No matter how much precautions
you take, you can never be too careful.
Let’s use our common sense and
remind one another.

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

Take caution against the extremely
strong typhoon.
Always stay up-to-date on the latest
information available and take
extra precautions to guard against
flooding from rising rivers and
damage from mudslides!
Stay on high alert and respond swiftly
to all matters at hand!

NOTE: Japan is bracing for an extremely strong typhoon (Hagibis) heading its way.

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

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