[To My Friends] SUN 9 JUL 2017–Our Buddhist practice enables us to draw happiness from ten thousand miles away.

Our Buddhist practice enables
us to draw happiness from ten
thousand miles away.(*)
With prayer and action grounded
in faith, let’s proliferate gardens
of harmony and tranquility in
our neighborhoods and families.

(*)”The New Year’s Gosho,” WND I, p. 172
“Those who now believe in the Lotus Sutra will gather fortune from ten thousand miles away.”

Translation of “To My Friends” published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda’s recent guidance, with universal value and application.