To My Friends

To our fellow members of great Kyushu(*)
who brim with the shared vow of
mentor and disciple!
I ask you to stand boldly in the vanguard
with the heroic roar of a lion!
May the “land of fire” of Japanese legend
reverberate with your jubilant cheers!

(*) the southernmost of Japan’s four main islands

Read
To My Friends

Friends of Shin’etsu(*),
home of the mountain range
of capable people–
Arise fearlessly!
Holding high the banner of courage,
commence a great march brimming with
the spirit of many in body, one in mind
toward our glorious and decisive struggle!

(*) In the Soka Gakkai organization, the Shin’etsu Region is comprised of Nagano and Niigata prefectures.

Read
To My Friends

It’s spring! Time for dialogue!
And time to engage ourselves in activities
with lighthearted steps!
Let’s send encouragement like a fresh,
spring breeze to students who are advancing
to the next level in school and friends
who recently joined the workforce.
In life, be bold!

Read
To My Friends

Those who are wholeheartedly dedicated
to the faith and practice of
Nichiren Buddhism never reach
a deadlock.
Let’s grow stronger in spirit day by day
and take a step forward toward
transformation!
Our hearts overflow with hope!

Read
To My Friends

Friendships are our life’s treasures.
Buddhist practice is all about
developing friendships.
With a spring in our steps, let’s
buoyantly cultivate people’s
connection to Nichiren Buddhism.

Read
Page 1