Encouragement

“Prayer is the courage to persevere.”

Prayer in Nichiren Buddhism Prayer in Nichiren Buddhism is based on a determination, a vow to follow through on a course of action, to realize without fail all of our goals and dreams. Through chanting Nam-myoho-renge-kyo to the…

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Experience

My Greatest Ability

Facing a terminal illness with her Buddhist practice, Nat Coll learns how to truly live. by Nat Coll COSTA MESA, CALIF. At 13, I was diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus, a very aggressive autoimmune disease that led to…

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News

Creating a Force for Peace Where We Live

Youth are the treasure of humanity. Youth are the champions of justice. Youth are the hope of the future. With these words, SGI President Ikeda shared in his New Year’s message the SGI’s tradition of shining a spotlight…

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Encouragement

Nichiren Manga is Here!

Middleway Press introduces its first manga, Nichiren, which is inspired by milestone events in the life of the 13th-century Buddhist reformer, Nichiren Daishonin, interwoven with basic Buddhist principles. The graphic novel will be available for $12.95 in select…

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Encouragement

What is Nam-myoho-renge-kyo?

Friends or acquaintances curious about Nichiren Buddhism often ask what Nam-myoho-renge-kyo means. This is a very important and difficult question, one that cannot really be answered in a brief or cursory way. It’s best to consider what Nichiren…

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