Our daimoku has the power
to transform suffering into joy
and joy into the “greatest of all joys.”
As Nichiren Daishonin advises,
let’s “regard both suffering and joy
as facts of life”(*) and advance, placing
utmost priority on chanting daimoku!

(*)’Happiness in This World,” WND I, p. 681

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