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A Response to the New Coronavirus

In consideration of the health and well-being of SGI-USA members amid the continued spread of the new coronavirus (COVID-19), all organizational meetings and home visitations are suspended until further notice. Furthermore, all conferences from March 13 to June…

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“Believe in Yourself!”

Bradley Yeates Augusta, Georgia Living Buddhism: Thank you, Bradley, for sharing your experience with us. We understand that your story actually begins a generation before you. Bradley Yeates: Yes, my story begins with my father, John Yeates, an…

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“Become Pioneers of a Better Age”

SGI President Ikeda sent the following encouragement as part the essay, “Winter Always Turns to Spring,” published in the March 11, 2020, Seikyo Shimbun, the Soka Gakkai’s daily newspaper. The medical profession and society as a whole in…

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To My Friends

Nichiren Daishonin asserts,
“If you care anything about your personal
security, you should first of all pray for
order and tranquillity throughout the four
quarters of the land, should you not?”(*)
This is the spirit of spreading the humanistic
philosophy of Nichiren Buddhism.
Let’s aim to create happiness for oneself
and others, dedicating ourselves to
chanting daimoku as a foremost priority.

(*)”On Establishing the Correct Teaching for the Peace of the Land,” WND 1, 24

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

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Brandon Nicholson shares how his Buddhist practice fueled him to become the executive director of the “Hidden Genius Project,” an award winning non-profit.

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