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Q: How should I view my health from the perspective of faith?

A: Ikeda Sensei stresses the importance of taking care of one’s health based on the principle “faith equals daily life.” For example, he writes in volume 25 of The New Human Revolution: Basically, we all need to look after…

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I Was Born to Win

by Lara Modelski Waianae, Hawaii To mix other practices with this Nam-myoho-renge-kyo is a grave error. A lantern is useless when the sun rises.(“The Teaching for the Latter Day,” The Writings of Nichiren Daishonin, vol. 1, p. 903) On my…

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On Banishing Doubt

by Linda Jackson Sandston, VA. I’d been practicing Buddhism for over 40 years when I got the news, in February 2019, that my eldest son, Freddy, had stage 2, possibly stage 3, colon cancer. Certain things you come to think…

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Bora Colak in front of his workplace, Long Island, N.Y., August 2021.

Reclaiming a Dream

by Bora Colak Long Island, N.Y. I believe that the ultimate tragedy in life is not physical death. Rather, it is the spiritual death of losing hope, giving up on our own possibilities for growth. … We must each…

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Alex Edwards, screenshot from the video.

How I Beat Cancer

Watch the latest Buddhability video, in which Alex Edwards, of Jersey City, N.J., shares how his Buddhist practice inspired him to battle his cancer so he could share his music with the world. “While in the hospital, a lot…

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