Buddhist Compassion

Most of us can admit to being selfcentered at times—thinking first of ourselves and only then of others. Self-concern, of course, is an important part of living—we need to feed, clothe and obtain shelter for ourselves, and be…

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To My Friends

Let’s make time to read books,
despite our busy schedules.
Even five minutes a day is fine.
One who continues to study
and learn throughout life
is never deadlocked!


Strength, Dedication and Big-Heartedness-10/31 World Tribune

Strength, dedication and big-heartedness are the requirements of leaders and inspiring leadership, and these qualities are only going to be in greater demand from now on. SGI President Daisaku Ikeda From the October 31st, 2014 World Tribune  Subscribe to…

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To My Friends

Let’s do gongyo and chant daimoku
with the powerful and resounding
rhythm of a galloping white horse!
Let’s manifest potent life force and
begin each day with vibrant momentum!


Remaining a Lifelong Youth by Bessie Kay

Forty years ago, I started practicing Nichiren Buddhism. I was 50 years old at the time. I hadn’t experienced any dramatic suffering, but I was nonetheless plagued by basic questions regarding life. I wondered, for instance, why some…

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