Buddhism teaches us how to absolutely win in all of life’s struggles. Let’s boldly fight with dynamic momentum and leave behind a history of indelible actual proof that will be looked upon with admiration by future generations!
I express my deepest appreciation to our “uncrowned friends,” the organizational newspaper deliverers, who dash forth in the bitter cold of morning! Please make safety your utmost priority and prevent falling or becoming involved in traffic accidents at all costs!
The traditional month of February is upon us! With our voices ringing with vibrant courage, let’s ensure that everyone we meet becomes happy. Let’s dance our way to building a solidarity of joy!
The study of Nichiren Buddhism is our guidepost to victory. Those who study the gosho while striving for kosen-rufu are strong. Serenely embark on a great voyage of life while weathering and winning over every storm! Tentative translation of “To My Friends” published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda’s recent guidance.
The “seeds of Buddhahood” are sown widely in the inner realm of our friends’ hearts to the extent we engage them in dialogue. Let’s praise one another for our strenuous efforts and joyfully expand the fellowship of the Bodhisattvas of the Earth!
“If one joint [of a bamboo] is ruptured, then all the joints will split.”(*) A single, earnest individual can create a momentous history. Let’s advance with courage upon courage! (*)”Letter to Horen,” WND 1, p. 512 (referring to the domino effect, or a chain reaction)
“One’s thoughts are expressed in one’s voice.”(*) Our deep prayers with our friends in our thoughts will definitely reverberate in their hearts. Let’s sincerely and refreshingly spread dialogue infused with happiness. (*)Opening the Eyes of Wooden and Painted Images, WND 1, p. 86
We are in a time when people are deeply and strongly seeking Buddhism. When we take action remaining true to our convictions, we can gain rapport and understanding. Let’s expand our solidarity of good!
For what purpose do we live? The depth of our aspirations determines our life’s worth. Let’s exuberantly advance along our chosen path toward the great ideal of kosen-rufu!
When we dedicate our lives to the Mystic Law, we are able to develop an indestructible life condition that is unswayed by difficulties. Together, let’s lead lives brimming with “eternity, happiness, true self and purity”!