The Daishonin strongly admonishes,
“What sickness can therefore
be an obstacle?”(*)
Daimoku is a powerful lion’s roar
that enables us to ward off and
surmount the devil of sickness.
Let’s “change poison into medicine”(**)
with potent prayer!
(*)”Reply to Kyo’o,” WND I, p. 412
Tentative translation of “To My Friends” published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda’s recent guidance.