Experience
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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Do You Catastrophize? Buddhism Can Help.

Picture this: You’re running late to work and hit traffic. Just last night you told yourself you’d finish the work project in the morning. Immediately your mind starts racing. How many times have I been late this year? I was…

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Couple riding bicycles

Q: How should I view my health from the perspective of faith?

A: Ikeda Sensei stresses the importance of taking care of one’s health based on the principle “faith equals daily life.” For example, he writes in volume 25 of The New Human Revolution: Basically, we all need to look after…

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I Was Born to Win

by Lara Modelski Waianae, Hawaii To mix other practices with this Nam-myoho-renge-kyo is a grave error. A lantern is useless when the sun rises.(“The Teaching for the Latter Day,” The Writings of Nichiren Daishonin, vol. 1, p. 903) On my…

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