A translation of President Ikeda's "To My Friends" published in the Seikyo Shimbun and more.
Friday, November 6th, 2015
-- TO MY FRIENDS --
The Daishonin encourages us in his writings,
"Life is limited; we must not begrudge it.
(What we should ultimately aspire to is the Buddha land.)"*
Let's exert ourselves with every possible effort
at this very moment,
which will never come again, and be victorious!
Let's leave no kind of regrets behind.
* "Aspiration for the Buddha Land"
- WND-I, page 214
Friday, November 6th, 2015
--- DAILY GOSHO ---
"Bodhisattva Never Disparaging of old said that all people have the Buddha nature and that, if they embrace the Lotus Sutra, they will never fail to attain Buddhahood. He further stated that to slight a person is to slight the Buddha himself. Thus, his practice was to revere all people."
(The Fourteen Slanders
- The Writings of Nichiren Daishonin, Vol. I, page 756)
SGI President Ikeda's guidance,
Seikyo Shimbun, November 6th, 2015
Saturday, November 7th, 2015
----DAILY ENCOURAGEMENT ----
"Life means learning as long as one lives. And life is always what we make it,...we are never too old to make a fresh start, and we don't need a formal education to do so.
"Through self-discipline, we develop self-reliance. This is undoubtedly the key to playing an active role in life to the very end."
SGI Newsletter No. 9302, The Wisdom for Creating Happiness and Peace, Part 2: Human Revolution, Chapter 13: "You Will Grow Younger, and Your Good Fortune Will Accumulate," 13.8 A Life of Continual Learning, from the September 2015 issue of the Daibyakurenge, translation released 2nd Oct. 2015
--WAGATOMO NI OKURU--
GOSEIKUN "INOCHI KAGIRI ARI OSHIMU BEKARAZU".
NIDOTO KONAI "IMA" O
KANZEN NENSHO DE KATE!
DANJITE KUI O NOKOSUNA!
--- KYO NO GOSHO ---
"KAKO NO FUKYO BOSATSU WA ISSAI SHUJO NI BUSSHO ARI HOKEKYO O TAMOTABA KANARAZU JOBUTSU SUBESHI KARE O KARONJITEWA HOTOKE O KARONZURU NI NARUBESHI TOTE RAIHAI NO GYO OBA TATESASE TAMAISHI NARI"
(Gosho Zenshu - Page 1382)
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from there on it is all automatic!
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