Experience

Opening Up

Summoning courage, I discover my passion for discussing Buddhism with young people.  by Deepthi Gopi Stamford, Conn. Over two weeks in May, four students at the pre-K-12 school where I work suffered violent deaths. These tragedies, followed by…

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Deciding to be a Victor!

Living Buddhism: Hi Matt, what led you to begin practicing Nichiren Buddhism? Matt Thompson: I was introduced by a dear friend whom I met in a camp for brain injury survivors. As I observed how her life unfolded, I could…

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Breaking the Habit

How May Contribution helped me to confront not only my addiction to alcohol but also a deeper habit—the tendency to seek validation outside myself. by Archish Mittal Boston  When I was 9, my mother, driving alone, crashed her…

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Nothing to Fear

Inspired by my best friend’s brilliant life, I battle alongside my mentor and summon the courage to open my heart.

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Advancing Together

Managing the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, I deepen my faith and develop immensely, together with those around me.  by Sherman Hom Hamilton, N.J. The SGI declared 2020 the Year of Advancement and Capable People, a fitting name…

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