To My Friends

Let’s foster an array of successors
in our beloved communities!
Let’s continue to deeply pray for
fellow Bodhisattvas of the Earth
to appear, wholeheartedly

treasuring each person!

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

The Daishonin admonishes us to
“Employ the strategy of the
Lotus Sutra before any other.”(*)
Breaking through our tendency to
give up and transforming adversity
into an opportunity for victory is
the true joy of Nichiren Buddhism!

(*)”The Strategy of the Lotus Sutra,” WND I, p. 1001

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

Nichiren Daishonin admonishes,
“Carry through with your faith
in the
Lotus Sutra.”(*)
With daimoku as our foundation,
let’s continue to pray with
determination to win, no matter
what!
It is such strong resolve that will
open up our lives!

(*)”Earthly Desires Are Enlightenment,” WND 1, p. 319

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 aren’t defeated by their own
weaknesses will seize the crown of
glory in the end.
As Nichiren Daishonin admonishes,
“Strengthen your resolve more than ever.”(*)
Now is the time to stand up with faith!

(*)”Supremacy of the Law,” WND I, p. 615

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

Let’s tackle any situation with
enthusiastic optimism!
The place where we are right now
is the “training ground” for our
human revolution that will enable
us to develop our lives!

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

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