Experience

Forging a Legacy of Value Creation

In the wake of my brother’s death, I discovered my mission as an educator to foster the future. I’m Nichi Aviña from Palm Desert, California.

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Victory—Juliann Petkov in New York City, November 2021. Photo by Natalia Petkov.

Bringing Forth Joy From Hardship

by Juliann Petkov New York Unless you wholeheartedly make a fresh determination now and grow significantly, you will not be able to open a new era. (Ikeda Sensei, Nov. 6, 2009, World Tribune, p. 1) In October of 2018, one year…

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How Buddhists Set Healthy Boundaries

Setting boundaries is essential for our happiness. Yet like all great, meaningful acts in life, it requires hard work and courage. Who hasn’t agonized over whether to do an enormous favor for a friend, thinking of their angry face…

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Vow—Ajay Marar with his family (clockwise): daughter, Nirvana, son, Arjun, and wife, Shefali.

Claiming Victory for Our Children

Exhausting every strategy save one, my wife and I employ the strategy of the Lotus Sutra to fulfill our dream of starting a family.

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Phillip Murray with his family (l–r); son, Cargan, daughter, Danica and wife, Elena, Fort Myers, Florida, October 2021. Photo by Noriko Kakusho.

My Vow to Overcome Impossible Odds

How my daughter’s battle for her life awakened me to the purpose of my own. I’m Phillip Murray from Fort Myers, Florida.

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