To My Friends

The spirit of Buddhism lies in
taking action and making efforts.
Those who are always advancing
brim with joy and growth.
Let’s take an indomitable step forward
toward expanding happiness for
ourselves and others!

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 spirit of Buddhism lies in
taking action and making efforts.
Those who are always advancing
brim with joy and growth.
Let’s take an indomitable step forward
toward expanding happiness for
ourselves and others!

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

Summer provides a great opportunity to
deepen friendships with our neighbors,
such as during community events and
other activities.
The connections we cultivate with people are
the foundation for establishing a sense of
security and creating prosperity in our society.

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

Our treasured Future Division members(*)
are making progress with vibrant energy!
They are advancing courageously and
spiritedly toward their dreams.
There is no obstacle that cannot be
surmounted by these youthful challengers!

(*)Young people from approx. 6 to 18.

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

Rather than comparing ourselves
to others and feeling anxious,
let’s create an unwavering and
indestructible self!
Buddhism teaches the principle of
“cherry, plum, peach and damson blossoms,”
which elucidates the unique diversity and
beauty of all living entities.
Each one of us invariably has a
unique mission that is ours alone.

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

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