[To My Friends] SAT 29 SEP 2018–“Employ the strategy of the Lotus Sutra before any other.”

The Daishonin admonishes us to “Employ the strategy of the   Lotus Sutra before any other.”(*) Breaking through our tendency to   give up and transforming adversity   into an opportunity for victory is   the true joy of Nichiren Buddhism! (*)”The Strategy of the Lotus Sutra,” WND I, p. 1001 Tentative translation of “To My Friends” published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda’s recent guidance.

[To My Friends] SAT 22 SEP 2018–Let’s break through obstacles with strong resolve!

A true champion is one who   triumphs over their fears and   advances dauntlessly. Nichiren Daishonin asserts,  “Not once have I thought of retreat.”(*) Let’s break through obstacles with   strong resolve! (*)”The Great Battle,” WND-2, 465  Tentative translation of “To My Friends” published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda’s recent guidance.

[To My Friends] FRI 21 SEP 2018–Let’s warmly encourage the youth who are challenging the study exam!

Let’s warmly encourage the youth   who are challenging the study exam   [on Nichiren Buddhism and the   history of Soka Gakkai]! Let’s widely spread in the hearts of   everyone the inspiration, joy and   pride of carrying out the practice   of an unparalleled life philosophy!   [NOTE: In Japan, an advanced level study exam for the youth division is being held on September 30.]   Tentative translation of “To My Friends” published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda’s recent guidance.