Translations of President Ikeda's "To My Friends" and
"Words of the Week" published in the Seikyo Shimbun and more.
Monday, March 24th, 2014
— TO MY FRIENDS --
Especially when we're busy,
let's be sure to use our faith and practice as the way of focusing
and by doing so,
let's courageously take on every challenge that confronts us.
By showing our sincerity and integrity and by being patient,
let's become a reliable and trustworthy pillar and light
in our workplace.
Monday, March 24th, 2014
--- DAILY GOSHO ---
"Kyō'ō's misfortune will change into fortune. Muster your faith, and pray to this Gohonzon. Then what is there that cannot be achieved?"
(Reply to Kyō'ō - The Writings of Nichiren Daishonin, Vol. 1, page 412) Selection source: "Kyo no Hosshin", Seikyo Shimbun, Mar 24th, 2014
Mar 24th-30th, 2014
-- WORDS OF THE WEEK --
The season to get out and about.
Let's go here and there to visit our friends!
The Daishonin encourages us to chant
Nam-myoho-renge-kyo and urge others to do the same.*
Let's spread a brilliant and refreshing breeze of hope
to the people around us.
*"Single-mindedly chant Nam-myoho-renge-kyo and urge others to do the same; that will remain as the only memory of your present life in this human world." - "Questions and Answers about Embracing the Lotus Sutra", WND-I, page 64
* The Japanese kanji is available by clicking on Seikyo Shinbun's
web-site address athttp://www.seikyoonline.jp/news/index.html
--WAGATOMO NI OKURU--
ISOGASHII TOKI KOSO
SHINJIN KOMPON NI SUBETE NO
KADAI NI IDOMI YUKE!
SEIJITSU TO NINTAI DE
SHOKUBA NO HASHIRA TO HIKARE!
- KYO NO GOSHO --
"KYO-O GOZEN NIWA WAZAWAI MO TENJITE SAIWAI TO NARU BESHI AIKAMAETE GOSHINJIN O IDASHI KONO GOHONZON NI KINEN SESHIME TAMAE NANIGOTO KA JOJU SEZARU BEKI"
(Gosho Zenshu, page 1124)
--KONSHU NO KOTOBA--
HARU WA KODO NO KISETSU DA.
ASHIDORI MO KAROYAKA NI
TOMO NO MOTO E!
"WARE MO TONAE TA OMO SUSUMEN"
KIBO NO KOFU O HIROGEYO!
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from there on it is all automatic!
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Check out the following address if you are looking for an important gosho quote
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