To My Friends

Nichiren Daishonin stated,
“[The greater the hardships
befalling him,] the greater the delight
he feels, because of his strong faith.”(*)
Hardships are the force for progress!
Every day, let’s break through
our personal limitations and
advance in high spirits!

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To My Friends

–WORDS OF THE WEEK–
The examination on the philosophy
of Nichiren Buddhism sparks our
seeking spirit for truth.
The Daishonin encourages us to
“Exert yourself in the two ways
of practice and study.”(*)
Let’s study together and grow together,
and let’s all become winners in faith!

(*)”The True Aspect of All Phenomena,” WND I, p. 386

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