To My Friends

Youth who are striving to study
the philosophy of Nichiren Buddhism!
The advance of kosen-rufu is always
accompanied by the gosho.
Let’s hone our “sharp sword” of faith,
the driving force for victory!

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

Passing down the legacy of
our faith begins in the home.
Let’s do gongyo and chant
daimoku as a family and
share the joy of faith together.
Parents, spend each day developing
your lives together with your children.

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

In summer, there is a surge in the
number of accidents that occur on
the ocean, rivers and mountains.
Take precautions against
changeable weather, and take
the best care of your health.
Always stay alert, and never
let down your guard!

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

Those who share Nichiren Buddhism
with others are all envoys of the Buddha.
Your earnest and sincere spirit will
definitely be conveyed without fail.
The fortune and benefit you gain from
your efforts will shine with brilliance
for all eternity!

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

Set clear-cut goals for the day
and challenge the day’s battles
with all your might!
Steadily advancing one step at
a time is the force for traversing
through difficult paths.
Aim to be the most wonderful and
outstanding self that you can be!

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

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