To My Friends

The Soka Gakkai is a community of
believers who share in the sufferings
and joys together and encourage
and support one another.
Let’s struggle together and continue
to pray until we are able to win
over all our problems!
We have our faith and practice!

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

Prayer is the key to manifesting
wisdom and courage.
It is the challenge to not yield
to despair and resignation.
Let’s pray powerfully and deeply,
with great conviction that we can
positively transform our present situation!

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

To those who offer their homes
and facilities for meetings,
thank you very much!
The fortune and benefit you
gain from your contribution are
boundless and immeasurable!
I am praying for your family’s good health,
long life, happiness and victory.

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

There is no such thing as
happiness that is only meant
for oneself or misfortune that
is only reserved for others.
Buddhism is the cornerstone for
building peace.
Let’s create a society in which everyone,
both oneself and others, can experience joy
and live in harmonious coexistence!

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

Take extra safety precautions and
don’t neglect protection against
earthquakes!
Let’s wisely gather pertinent information
and extend words of assurance and
comfort to the elderly and others
around us.

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

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