[To My Friends] TMF SUN 11 NOV 2018–“This is my vow”

Proclaiming “This is my vow,”(*) let’s make a sweeping advance with the spirit of many in body, one in mind, together with our worldwide treasured friends, fellow Bodhisattvas of the Earth. Let’s courageously exert ourselves in the “two ways of practice and study” with our lives brimming with profound joy and buoyant spirits! (*)”Opening of the Eyes, Part Two,” WND I p. 281 “This is my vow, and I will never forsake it!”

[To My Friends] FRI 2 NOV 2018–The value of the springtime of youth

The value of the springtime of   youth is not determined by one’s   position or superficial posturing. Those who are undergoing training   in the young men’s division “academy”,  chronicle a golden personal history   as you embrace in your heart   the supreme philosophy of life! Tentative translation of “To My Friends” published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda’s recent guidance.

[To My Friends] TMF MON 29 OCT 2018–Let’s wholeheartedly engage in Buddhist dialogue brimming with confidence!

Nichiren Daishonin states, “If one can establish a relationship with   even just one phrase of the Wonderful Law,   that relationship will continue unbroken    over a million kalpas.”(*) Once a person makes a connection to Buddhism,   it becomes an eternal bond of happiness. Let’s wholeheartedly engage in Buddhist dialogue   brimming with confidence! (*)The Record of the Orally Transmitted Teachings (OTT) p. 219