Encouragement

Redesigned World Tribune: The New Voice of Courage and Hope

Thanks to the efforts of SGI-USA members around the country, the World Tribune surpassed 50,000 subscribers last year in its 50th-anniversary year. In this Year of Dynamic Development in the New Era of Worldwide Kosen-rufu, the World Tribune…

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To My Friends

The brass band and fife-and-drum corps
are exerting themselves in various
local events and festivities.
Their passionate dance gives hope to all and
their lucid melodies infuse us with pride.
Let’s thank them for their brilliant performance!

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To My Friends

The Daishonin stated,
‘The ray of light from the daimoku reaches
all the way to the hell of incessant suffering
and makes it possible for [the deceased] to attain
Buddhahood then and there.(*)
Our prayer, brimming with our sacred vow,
is the ultimate memorial for the deceased.
Together, let’s embark on a journey of
“eternity, happiness, true self and purity.”

(*)”Chapter One: Introduction, Point Five, the words “[The light] reaching downward as far as the Avichi hell,” THE RECORD OF THE ORALLY TRANSMITTED TEACHINGS, p. 17

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To My Friends

Those who are battling illness–
never be defeated!
With the prayer of a roaring lion,
strongly resolve to transform
your karma into your mission!

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To My Friends

The Soka Gakkai is an “association
of learning.”
Let’s all earnestly study the philosophy
[of Nichiren Buddhism] rooted in
respect for the inherent dignity of life.
Our solidarity, which aims for everyone’s
peace and happiness, is society’s hope!

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