January 19th 2017
Strong, resolute prayers will rouse
the protective forces of the
universe to action without fail!
Aim to be the most wonderful and
outstanding self that you can be
and continue to advance unremittingly,
no matter what the obstacle!
January 1st 2016
Upholding our vow, we of the SGI
will realize the happiness
and peace of all humanity!
Let’s embark on a fresh start
of the New Year toward the
great ideal of kosen-rufu!
2015年1月1日 我ら創価の誓願は 全人類の幸福と 平和の実現なり！ さあ広宣の大理想へ 新しい一年を出発！
October 15th 2015
Let’s advance the creation of
happy and harmonious communities
in synergy with our meeting places that
are volunteered for use by members.
Let’s remember to express our gratitude
in words to those who provide meeting and
activity venues, as well as to their families,
while not forgetting to show our appreciation
and consideration to the neighbors.
2015年10月15日 地域広布の前進は 個人会場とともに！ 近隣への配慮も忘れず 提供者とご家族に 感謝の言葉を伝えよう！
October 14th 2015
How young a person is at
heart is not determined
One who advances vibrantly
toward life’s goals is an
2015年10月14日 心の若さは 年齢では決まらない。 わが人生の目標へ はつらつと進む人が 永遠の青年だ！
September 17th 2015
The benefits accrued from
sharing or hearing about
the philosophy of Buddhism
Let’s widely spread our solidarity
of happiness with words
2015年9月17日 仏法を語る功徳も 聞く功徳も絶大だ。 確信の言葉で 幸福のスクラムを 大きく広げよう！
September 12th 2015
To the members of the
young married women’s group
who shine brilliantly as
the sun of the new era!
Embracing the philosophy of hope
in your hearts, engage in dialogue
infused with happiness in your
community and bring to bloom
a profusion of smiles!
2015年9月12日 新時代の太陽と輝く ヤング・ミセスの友よ！ 希望の哲理を胸に 地域に幸の語らいを！ 笑顔の花を咲かせゆけ！
September 9th 2015
Every day is a fresh start!
Raise your voices!
From there, we commence
2015年9月9日 さあ 毎日が出発だ！ 声を発するのだ！ 行動を起こすのだ！ そこから 変革への回転が始まる。
September 1st 2015
Words that come from the heart
will definitely reach the other person.
With voices of compassion and conviction,
let’s inspire everyone with hope and courage
2015年9月1日 心から出た言葉は 必ず相手の心に届く。 「慈愛の声」 「確信の声」で 皆に希望と勇気を！
August 29th 2015
Where there is unity,
there is joyful advance!
When we unite in prayer,
there is no obstacle that
cannot be surmounted.
Let’s create a new history together!
2015年8月29日 団結あるところ 歓喜の前進あり！ 祈りを合わせれば 破れぬ壁はない。 共に新たな歴史を！
August 24th 2015
The Daishonin advises,
“The best way to attain Buddhahood
is to encounter a good friend.”(*)
Let’s encourage one another at our
discussion meetings and make a
great, joyful start toward
spreading happiness and
2015年8月24日「仏になる みちは 善知識には すぎず」 座談会で励まし合い 幸福へ拡大へ 勝利へ 大歓喜のスタートを！
August 23rd 2015
It is youth, armed with courage,
it is one earnest individual,
who will open the way to the new era.
Don’t rely on someone else.
You yourself must stand up with resolve.
2015年８月23日 新時代の扉を開くのは 勇気ある青年だ！ 真剣な一人だ！ 「誰か」ではない。 「自分」が決然と立て！
August 20th 2015
Take the best care
of your health!
Let’s maintain a good
daily rhythm including
eating a balanced diet and
getting plenty of sleep and
Based on good health above all,
let’s spend each day
sound of body and mind.
2015年8月20日 体調管理を万全に！ 食事・睡眠・運動など 生活リズムを整えよう。 心身共に若々しく 健康第一の日々を！
August 19th 2015
Members of the Housing Complex and
Community Divisions(*) are actively
participating in neighborhood activities.
The bonds that link the hearts of the
local residents are the foundation
of reassurance and hope.
Let’s deeply appreciate their
(*)Since the mid-1950s vast, multi-story public housing complexes have sprung up in large numbers in Japan. Both divisions were created in Japan with a goal of promoting trust and friendship
within the community and among neighbors.
2015年8月19日 地域部・団地部の友が 各地の行事で活躍！ 住民の心の絆こそ 安心と希望の礎だ。 尊き尽力に深く感謝！
August 18th 2015
Youth, who shoulder the future–
you should experience hardship,
even going so far as to deliberately
Those who brim with noble aspirations
will not be defeated.
Those who live to fulfill their mission
Cultivate a strong and sound self!
2015年8月18日 未来を担う青年よ 苦労は買ってでもせよ！ 志ある人は負けない。 使命に生きる人は強い。 確固たる自己を築け！
August 13th 2015
Always keep promises.
Don’t be late.
Sincere actions build
Excel in people’s diplomacy!
2015年8月13日 約束は必ず守る。 時間に遅れない。 誠実の行動が 大きな信用を生む。 人間外交で光れ！
August 12th 2015
Challenge yourself to tackle
even disciplines and fields
that you are weak in.
That one courageous step
will transform your life.
Always aim to develop yourself
2015年8月12日 苦手な分野にも 果敢に挑め！ その勇気の一歩が 自身を変える。 常に向上の人生たれ！
August 11th 2015
The brass band and fife-and-drum corps
are exerting themselves in various
local events and festivities.
Their passionate dance gives hope to all and
their lucid melodies infuse us with pride.
Let’s thank them for their brilliant performance!
2015年8月11日 音楽隊・鼓笛隊が 各地の行事で奮闘。 情熱の舞は皆の希望！ 清き旋律は皆の誇り！ 名演に心から感謝！
August 8th 2015
The Soka Gakkai is an “association
Let’s all earnestly study the philosophy
[of Nichiren Buddhism] rooted in
respect for the inherent dignity of life.
Our solidarity, which aims for everyone’s
peace and happiness, is society’s hope!
2015年8月8日 創価学会は「学ぶ会」だ。 生命尊厳の哲学を 皆で真剣に学びゆこう！ 平和と幸福めざす連帯 こそ社会の希望だ！
August 6th 2015
If you light the way for others,
your path will also become bright.(*)
Let’s cherish each person!
By leading a life dedicated to others,
we are able to develop a life condition
overflowing with happiness for ourselves.
(*)”On the Three Virtues of Food, ” WND II, p. 1060
“[I]f one lights a fire for others, one will brighten one’s own way.”
2015年 8月6日 人の前を灯せば わが前も明るくなる。 「一人」を大切に！ 他者に尽くす生き方が 自らの幸福境涯を開く！
August 5th 2015
One good book has the
power to transform one’s life.
The more one comes in contact
with positive words, the more
one can cultivate a positive
heart and mind.
Become sagacious reading experts!
2015年 8月5日 一冊の良書には 人生を変える力がある。 よき言葉に触れた分 よき心は育まれる。 聡明な読書博士たれ！
August 3rd 2015
Let’s show our appreciation
to our “uncrowned friends”–
the organizational newspaper
I am praying for the health and
safety of these noble messengers
as they make their way in the
May you all spend a fruitful day
making friends, together with
the organ paper that is delivered
through heartfelt efforts.
2015年8月3日 「無冠の友」に深謝！ 猛暑のなか尊き配達の 無事故、健康を祈ります。 真心で届く聖教と共に 充実と友好の一日を！
June 1st 2015
Let’s all extend our appreciation
and wholehearted support for the
world’s foremost women’s division
The shining smiles at these gatherings
will generate flower garlands of
happiness and hope.
Hurrah to our suns of peace!
2015年6月1日 世界一の婦人部総会に 皆で感謝のエールを！ 輝く笑顔の集いから 幸と希望の花の輪が。 平和の太陽、万歳！
May 27th 2015
“All right, I’m going to
Let’s make careful preparations
for our meetings to ensure that
everyone is able to refresh
The momentum for winning is
born of gatherings brimming
2015年5月27日 「よし頑張ろう！」 皆が決意できるよう 会合の準備に万全を！ 歓喜あふれる集いから 勝利の勢いは生まれる！
May 26th 2015
I express my deepest appreciation
to all the fellow members who are
wholeheartedly exerting themselves
to expand the readership of our
the “people’s journal.”
Let’s infuse society with light and hope through
the power of the written word and imagery.
2015年 5月26日 本紙の拡大に奮闘する 全ての皆様に最敬礼！ 聖教は「人間の機関紙」。 活字と写真の力で 社会に希望の陽光を！
May 6th 2015
Let’s remember the importance of
expressing our appreciation to close
Family harmony is the foundation for
happiness and the wellspring of
the flourishing of our communities.
2015年5月6日 身近な家族への 感謝の言葉を大切に！ 一家和楽こそ 幸福の土台であり 地域の繁栄の原点だ。
May 5th 2015
Beware of traffic accidents!
Keep your eyes on the road
and don’t exceed the speed limit.
Don’t be careless or be lulled into
a false sense of confidence.
Let’s spend a fruitful and enjoyable
2015年5月5日 交通事故に注意！ 運転中の脇見や スピード超過は厳禁。油断・過信を排し 有意義な連休を！
May 4th 2015
The world awaits you.
The results we reap in the future
are determined by the causes
we make in the present.
Let’s all shine a light upon the
members of the Future Division(*)!
(*)The Future Division in Japan is comprised of young people from 6 to around 18 years of age.
2015年5月4日 創価後継の友よ！ 世界が君を待っている。 「未来の果」は 「現在の因」にあり。 皆で未来部に光を！
May 2nd 2015
Take precautions during this
season of changeable weather.
Manage your health rigorously
so as not to catch cold.
Based on good health above all,
let’s advance vibrantly,
sound of body and mind.
2015年5月2日 気候の変化に要注意。風邪などひかないよう 体調管理を万全に。心身共にはつらつと 健康第一で進め！
April 16th 2015
Let’s lend a reassuring ear to the woes
of our friends with empathy and warmth.
Encouragement is the source of courage,
the wellspring of hope and
the force for happiness.
April 15th 2015
The efforts of those with
rich experience in life who
support our activities as
vice level leaders are the
force for advancing kosen-rufu.
Let’s create a regret-free history
in the arena of our respective
April 14th 2015
To those who have recently begun
their journey on the path of their
mission as working members of society:
The foundation of trust begins with
genial and cheerful greetings.
Shine brightly with strong life force!
April 13th 2015
I express my deepest appreciation
to all my fellow members for your
The unseen virtue of your efforts to
spread people’s connection to
Nichiren Buddhism will shine
boundlessly as visible reward.
We are the light of our local communities
and the entire country of Japan.
Let’s go on to win continuous victories,
brimming with the greatest pride!
April 11th 2015
When youth take action,
the times will change
without fail and a new history
will be born.
In the face of any challenge,
deeply resolve to not be disheartened
and charge forth with indomitable courage!
April 10th 2015
Nichiren Daishonin urges us to
“[pray] as earnestly as though
to produce fire from damp wood.”(*)
To have faith means forging an
Let’s challenge and overcome adversity
with resolute prayer!
April 9th 2015
Let’s warmly reach out to those
who have recently moved in to
our neighborhood due to
starting out in a new school or job.
Encouraging words from members
of the “Soka family” can be the
driving force for helping them
become actively involved in
their new place of residence.
April 7th 2015
Proud members of Tokaido(*)
who gaze upon the majestic Mt. Fuji–
Hold high the banner of justice and truth
and boldly give a lion’s roar!
Together, let’s ensure the resounding
victory of the people!
(*) In the Soka Gakkai organization, the Tokaido Region comprises Kanagawa and Shizuoka prefectures.
April 6th 2015
Speak with courage.
Wholeheartedly encourage friends.
Remember, “The voice carries out
the work of the Buddha.”(*)
Let’s accumulate wins one day
at a time and greet May 3rd,
Soka Gakkai Day with great victory!
(*)”Nam-myoho-renge-kyo” chapter, The Record of the Orally Transmitted Teachings, page 4
–WORDS OF THE WEEK–
April 3rd 2015
Faith equals action.
Let’s engrave a record of victories
every day, basing ourselves on
deep prayer and making
wholehearted efforts with
every ounce of our wisdom.
Let’s create a history of breakthroughs!
April 2nd 2015
Make the impossible possible!
That is the strategy of the Lotus Sutra.
Ever-victorious Kansai, looked up to
with admiration by people worldwide–
stand up with indomitable faith!
Advance along the great path of
the shared commitment of the
oneness of mentor and disciple!
April 1st 2015
Spring, the season when we
brim with vitality and enthusiasm,
is truly upon us!
Carrying out our great vow
will create a great history.
Let’s make a fresh start
with youthful vitality
and radiant hope!
March 30th 2015
The Daishonin encourages us to
“strive ever harder in faith(*).”
The Buddhas and heavenly deities
will be roused to action through
our indomitable prayer and efforts.
With a tenacity of purpose and
unity based on a kindred spirit,
let’s bring to bloom
cherry blossoms of Soka
in rampant profusion!
(*)”Letter to Niike,” WND I p. 1027
March 27th 2015
Cultivating fresh horizons for kosen-rufu
is the mission of my friends of Hokkaido
who share profound ties with the
three founding presidents.(*)
Let’s courageously spread people’s connection
to Nichiren Buddhism, ablaze with the spirit
and momentum of a charging lion!
Adorn spring with a profusion of benefits!
(*)Hokkaido has strong historical ties to the first three presidents.
March 25th 2015
To our fellow members of great Kyushu(*)
who brim with the shared vow of
mentor and disciple!
I ask you to stand boldly in the vanguard
with the heroic roar of a lion!
May the “land of fire” of Japanese legend
reverberate with your jubilant cheers!
(*) the southernmost of Japan’s four main islands
March 24th 2015
Friends of Shin’etsu(*),
home of the mountain range
of capable people–
Holding high the banner of courage,
commence a great march brimming with
the spirit of many in body, one in mind
toward our glorious and decisive struggle!
(*) In the Soka Gakkai organization, the Shin’etsu Region is comprised of Nagano and Niigata prefectures.
March 23rd 2015
It’s spring! Time for dialogue!
And time to engage ourselves in activities
with lighthearted steps!
Let’s send encouragement like a fresh,
spring breeze to students who are advancing
to the next level in school and friends
who recently joined the workforce.
In life, be bold!
March 19th 2015
Those who are wholeheartedly dedicated
to the faith and practice of
Nichiren Buddhism never reach
Let’s grow stronger in spirit day by day
and take a step forward toward
Our hearts overflow with hope!
March 18th 2015
Friendships are our life’s treasures.
Buddhist practice is all about
With a spring in our steps, let’s
buoyantly cultivate people’s
connection to Nichiren Buddhism.
March 17th 2015
The castle of Soka is rock solid
due to the unity of many in body,
one in mind and the indestructible
spirit of valiant struggle.
Fellow members of great Kanto(*)–
now is the time to arouse
yourselves to action!
(*)In the Japanese Soka Gakkai organization, this comprises the five prefectures of Saitama, Chiba, Tochigi, Gumma, and Ibaraki.
March 16th 2015
Our vow is our strength!
If we wholeheartedly uphold
the sacred vow for kosen-rufu,
the path ahead will open
Let’s resolutely take the offensive
toward victory as we go from
March 16, Kosen-rufu Day, to
May 3, Soka Gakkai Day!
–WORDS OF THE WEEK–
March 14th 2015
Our men’s and women’s chapter leaders
who stand firm behind their vow
are the key to the dynamic development
With conviction, passion and courage,
let’s instill a light of hope
in people’s hearts!
March 13th 2015
Grief makes us kind
and difficulties make us wise.
Those who undergo the most hardships
have the right to become the happiest.
That is the philosophy of
the Buddhism we practice!
March 12th 2015
The true value of faith is
Let’s steadfastly continue to make
sincere efforts with prayers
for the happiness of friends and
cultivate and spread bonds of trust!
March 11th 2015
The hardships we undergo for the sake of
kosen-rufu will all shine as eternal and
indestructible “treasures of the heart!”
Let’s challenge ourselves with an indomitable
spirit to write a personal history of triumph!
March 10th 2015
Let’s all express our appreciation
to those who offer their homes
and personal facilities for meetings
Let’s remember our manners and
extend our warm courtesy and
consideration to the family members
and neighbors as well.
Let’s advance toward
kosen-rufu of our communities!
March 9th 2015
Our discussion meetings are
the golden hub of kosen-rufu!
The more we engage in dialogue,
the stronger our momentum will grow,
and the more we praise one another,
the more people will develop.
With faith, let’s rouse ourselves
to action, and
with unity, triumphantly
open the way forward!
–WORDS OF THE WEEK–
March 6th 2015
Today, let’s advance one more step
than yesterday, and tomorrow,
advance further still!
True champions are those who
triumph over their own weaknesses.
March 5th 2015
Happiness is not found
“somewhere out there”
but is won by one’s own hand,
here and now.
The positive transformation
of everything begins the
moment we make up our mind!
March 4th 2015
When things are hectic,
it is especially important
to base everything on prayer.
Prayer enables you to manifest
invaluable wisdom for creating value
and opens the way to glory and triumph!
March 3rd 2015
Grassroots dialogue that cultivates
trust and friendship is the wellspring
that energizes society.
Let’s dance forth onto the stage of our
mission as Bodhisattvas of the Earth!
March 2nd 2015
Our watchword is “many in body, one in mind.”
A leader’s strong resolve born of
care and concern for fellow members
will inspire everyone to double
Let’s create waves of victory from
the forefront of our activities.
March 1st 2015
March, the month of spring,
is upon us!
Let’s dash forth to engage
in dialogue with evermore
mettle and commitment!
Let’s infuse our lives with
youthful vigor and expand
our solidarity of happiness!
March 1st 2015
Let’s encourage Future Division members(*) who are about to graduate or are advancing to the next level in school. It is a season of important milestones. Let’s listen
well to what is in their hearts and infuse them with hope and confidence!
(*)Young people approx. 6 years old to 18 years old.
February 27th 2015
Fresh, capable individuals and their efforts
are the strength for future development.
Together with our new fellow members,
let’s take on the challenge of widely
expanding Buddhist dialogue.
From there, joy spreads.
February 26th 2015
Your arduous, unseen efforts
will create an indestructible foundation.
With sound judgment and perseverance,
advance ceaselessly like flowing water!
February 25th 2015
The Daishonin admonishes,
“You must strengthen [your faith]
more than ever.”(*)
Let’s break through apathy and inertia!
The passion that burns in our hearts
is the driving force that will propel
a significant leap forward!
(*)”The Supremacy of the Law,” WND I, p. 612
February 24th 2015
The weather is unpredictable
at this time of the year with
temperatures fluctuating widely.
Please take the best care of your health!
Every day, advance along the great path
of kosen-rufu buoyantly and youthfully
while making good health a priority!
February 23rd 2015
The transformation of our
communities and society begins with
the courageous efforts of the
SGI men and young men.
“Discard the shallow and seek the profound”
and brim with the spirit of
“a person of courage”!(*)
Let’s make progress and advance
with the indestructible bond of the
SGI men and young men’s division.
(*)”The Selection of the Time,” WND I p. 558
Words of the Week
February 22nd 2015
I express my deepest appreciation
to the women of kosen-rufu who
infuse their communities with hope!
To the women and young women of the SGI–today, too, please make it your priority to stay accident-free and advance cheerfully in harmony on good terms with one another.
February 20th 2015
If you fall, just stand back up
and keep going.
Then you are a true victor.
No matter what happens,
don’t be defeated in life!
February 19th 2015
The struggles we undergo for
the sake of kosen-rufu will all
become fortune that adorns our lives.
Remember, “Where there is
unseen virtue, there is visible reward.”(*)
Whether anyone is watching or not,
let’s cheerfully go forth and
stay true to our vow.
(*)”Unseen Virtue and Visible Reward,” WND I p. 907
February 18th 2015
The small things matter.
Let’s respond swiftly when
receiving reports or requests
for guidance and advice.
The accumulation of such
efforts will become the
driving force for phenomenal
February 17th 2015
Cultivating friendship in the community
begins with consideration for our neighbors.
Be courteous and kind.
Let’s develop heart-to-heart exchanges
with honest, barrier-free dialogue.
February 16th 2015
The Daishonin admonishes,
“Teach others to the best of
your ability, even if it is
only a single sentence or phrase.”(*)
Steadily engaging in Buddhist dialogue
will create a self that is not defeated
and cultivate a solidarity of hope.
(*)”The True Aspect of All Phenomena,” WND I, p. 386.
–WORDS OF THE WEEK–
February 15th 2015
When the going is rough,
it is the best opportunity
to greatly transform your life.
Base everything on chanting
daimoku and open the path
forward with courageous action!
February 12th 2015
Let’s do our best to help our juniors develop into
capable individuals who surpass us in ability.
A leader’s strong resolve determines the future.
Let’s begin with such deep prayer!
February 11th 2015
Let’s go to our friends and
sincerely listen to their problems
Steady efforts to encourage others
will cultivate the foundation
for kosen-rufu of our communities.
Let’s dedicate ourselves in the forefront
of our activities with undaunted
courage and joy.
February 10th 2015
The strength of the SGI is found
in the unity of faith.
Let’s make a dynamic leap forward
“with the spirit of many in body but
one in mind . . . [and] become as
inseparable as the fish and the water
in which they swim”(*)!
(*)”The Heritage of the Ultimate Law of life,” WND I, p. 216
February 8th 2015
In all of the Daishonin’s writings,
he always encourages us to
“constantly converse and
communicate with one another.”
Discussion meetings that are held
in this spirit are the wellspring
of our strength.
Let’s ensure that our gatherings are
infused with cheerful enthusiasm
and each participant is the “star.”
Let’s also remember to sincerely
thank the family that has offered
their home or facility for the meeting.
February 7th 2015
Let’s all pray for and encourage
students who are sitting for their exams.
These treasured, capable individuals,
together with their great growth and development,
are the hope and joy of our communities.
Let’s extend our warm courtesy and consideration
to their families as well.
February 6th 2015
Please take utmost precautions
to prevent from slipping and falling
while making your way through
snowdrifts and along frozen roads.
Be extra careful and give yourself
plenty of time as you make your
way to your next destination.
Remaining accident free is the
foundation for happiness.
February 5th 2015
Success cannot be achieved
Let’s challenge everything
The real wall to be surmounted
is one’s own cowardly heart.
February 4th 2015
In winter when the air is dry, take
extra precautions to prevent fires.
Don’t discard or leave flammable items
where they will remain unattended,
and always check for fire hazards.
Let’s thwart accidents before they happen!
February 3rd 2015
Those of you who are struggling at
your jobs must never be defeated!
Faith gives us boundless hope and
the courage to never give up.
And when we notice others in
such a plight, let’s lend them our
February 2nd 2015
Determine to yourself,
“This is my personal February campaign!”
Remember,”The seeds of Buddhahood
sprout through causation.”(*)
Let’s courageously and actively
initiate dialogue to cultivate
people’s connection to Buddhism.
Let’s joyfully chronicle a golden
record of friendship!
(*)”On the Properties of Rice,” WND 1, p. 1117; from the Lotus Sutra, Chapter Two–Expedient Means
January 29th 2015
“Nam-myoho-renge-kyo is like
the roar of a lion.”(*)
Defeat the “devil of illness”
with strong, determined prayer
and absolutely change
poison into medicine!
(*)”Letter to Kyo’o,” WND I p. 412
January 28th 2015
Leaders should not neglect
efforts to study continuously.
Make certain your talks are
refreshing and inspire those
listening with genuine conviction
and a shared spirit of “Yes, we will!”
January 27th 2015
One-to-one dialogue is the
great path toward realizing
a peaceful and flourishing society
based on Buddhist humanism.
With a heart of encouragement,
let’s earnestly and sincerely
spread the brilliant light of
January 26th 2015
Today is the 40th anniversary
of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI)!
Capable individuals of
the Bodhisattvas of the Earth
are blooming in abundant profusion
all across the world.
[Taking to heart the Daishonin's words,]
“But still I am not discouraged,”(*)
let’s continue sowing seeds of happiness!
(*)”The Essentials for Attaining Buddhahood,” WND I, p. 748.
–WORDS OF THE WEEK–
January 24th 2015
Let’s wholeheartedly support youth
who are engaging in dialogue.
Everyone is a capable individual with
Encouragement from experienced seniors
empower young people to surmount obstacles.
January 23rd 2015
The hardships of the present
will become treasures of your life.
For this reason, don’t be defeated!
Cultivate your spirit amidst
challenges to ensure your dynamic
development in the future!
January 22nd 2015
Determine to make things happen
instead of waiting for them to happen to you.
Everything begins with your own
Let a new sun arise in your heart!
January 21st 2015
Let’s cherish the words, “thank you.”
Appreciation and gratitude
enrich our own hearts while
spreading joy around us.
January 20th 2015
The essence of Nichiren Buddhism
teaches us that every time we fight
to get back up on our feet,
it makes us that much stronger.
Those who refuse to be defeated
will win end in the end without fail!
January 19th 2015
Visiting members and giving guidance and
advice based on our faith and practice
of Nichiren Buddhism will serve as a wellspring
of inspiration for their dynamic development.
As a Japanese proverb goes,
“One is the mother of ten thousand.”
Let’s foster many new capable individuals
by warmly encouraging those with whom
we have a connection and helping them
develop their strengths and abilities.
–WORDS OF THE WEEK–
January 18th 2015
Let’s go to the forefront
and engage in dialogue!
Let’s treasure close friends
and foster new friendships.
Beginning in our neighborhoods
and our local communities,
let’s develop trust and expand
people’s connection to
January 17th 2015
The wisdom and hope for winning
and opening the way forward in life
is found in the gosho–the
writings of Nichiren Daishonin!
Let’s challenge ourselves
to read even a single passage
from the gosho every single day.
January 16th 2015
To all the volunteer staff
who are supporting our
activities behind the scenes
in the cold weather–
thank you very much for
all your efforts!
Please don’t catch cold.
The protective forces of
the universe must be
showering praises upon
you for your noble dedication.
January 14th 2015
Students preparing for
exams–do your best!
If you exert yourself without giving up
until the last possible moment, you will
shine with the glory and success of youth.
Everyone is praying so that you can
manifest your full abilities and potential.
January 13th 2015
Where there is singing,
there is joy and harmony.
Together with our treasured,
fellow members, let’s fill the
air with Gakkai songs and
expand our solidarity of hope!
January 12th 2015
Let’s lend wholehearted
encouragement and support
to the young women on
their upcoming general meetings
redolent with hopes and dreams.
I appreciate the women’s division
members for your support.
May every one of our treasured
“sisters of the Kayo-kai(*)”
bloom with happiness
without a single exception.
(*)*Kayokai=”Flower-Sun Group” comprises all active young women’s division members of the SGI.