To My Friends

Never give up!
With invincible resolve and
indomitable efforts, we can
open the door to brilliant victory.
Let’s make a fresh start with
strong prayers that rouse
the protective forces of the
universe to action!

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To My Friends

The Daishonin reminds us of
“the debt of gratitude to be paid
to one’s father and mother.”(*)
Let’s express our appreciation in words
and give them the most beautiful smile!
Treating our parents with kindness and
consideration throughout our lives
is the quintessential path in Buddhism.

(*)”The Four Virtues and the Four Debts of Gratitude,” WND II, p. 637

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To My Friends

Let’s express our heartfelt
appreciation to the families
who offer the use of their homes
for meetings and support kosen-rufu
from behind the scenes.
Let’s all protect these treasured castles
of our communities and expand our
network of friendship and trust!

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To My Friends

Buddhism is an unparalleled
philosophy for achieving
victory in life.
Let’s boldly share the conviction
we have gained with our friends
and cheerfully carry out the two
ways of practice and study.

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To My Friends

We have entered summer,
a season for undergoing
remarkable growth together.
Let’s start off with a refreshing
gongyo!
Let’s foster our treasured
Future Division(*) members with
prayers and encouragement
of the Soka family.

(*)Approx. age 6 through 18

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