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A Chain Reaction of Human Revolution

A year ago, as the COVID-19 pandemic forced us to shelter in place, a slow and steady undercurrent began to take shape in our SGI community. Guests who were introduced to the practice began meeting regularly, sometimes even…

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Tearing Down My Inner Walls

By practicing Buddhism for myself and others, I’ve advanced my dream of realizing a harmonious family.

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Becoming a Source of Hope

As a child, I struggled deeply with where I belonged. My unstable home environment left me with a largely unstructured childhood…

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Be the Change We Wish to See

How Jennifer K. Yoshioka found inner peace through a heart of appreciation. by Jennifer K. Yoshioka HONOLULU People would constantly tell me how happy and energetic I always seemed to be, but looks can be deceiving. Only a…

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Awakening to the Bodhisattva Way

by Takako Mino Rancho Cucamonga, California When I was 5, my mom determined to support the dream of American kosen-rufu, so she somehow convinced my dad to move from Tokyo to Long Island, New York. Four years later,…

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