Posted From Firenze, Italy...
A translation of President Ikeda's "To My Friends"
Friday, July 22nd, 2016
-- TO MY FRIENDS --
Let's all warmly protect and support
those members who are rearing young children!
It's always important to do our best
to understand and empathize with their struggles.
Let's create a truly warm atmosphere
where such members can feel at ease
when seeking out advice about
whatever problems and concerns
they may have!
Friday, July 22nd, 2016
--- DAILY GOSHO ---
"When you come of age and take faith in Buddhism, you must first of all think of paying the debt you owe to your father and mother. Mount Sumeru is paltry in comparison to the towering debt you owe your father; the great ocean is shallow compared to the profoundness of the debt you owe your mother. You must bear in mind these debts you owe to your father and mother."
("The Four Virtues and the Four Debts of Gratitude",
- WND-Vol 2, page 637)
Selection Source: Together with the Gosho
Seikyo Shinbun: July 21st, 2016
Saturday, July 23rd, 2016
---- DAILY ENCOURAGEMENT ----
"Nichiren Daishonin writes:
* The Japanese kanji is available by clicking on Seikyo Shinbun's
-- WAGA TOMO NI OKURU --
IKUJI NI FUNTO SURU TOMO O
MINA DE MAMORI SASAE YO!
RIKAI TO KYOKAN GA TAISETSU DA.
DONNA NAYAMI MO ANSHIN SHITE
SODAN DEKIRU YO HAIRYO O!
--- KYO NO GOSHO ---
HITO TO NARITE BUKKYO O SHINZUREBA MAZU KONO CHICHI TO HAHA TONO ON O HOZU BESHI, CHICHI NO ON NO TAKAKI KOTO · SHUMISEN NAO HIKISHI · HAHA NO ON NO FUKAKI KOTO TAIKAI KAETTE ASASHI, AIKAMAETE FUBO NO ON O HOZU BESHI
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from there on it is all automatic!
ALSO if you want to introduce a friend to the SGI but just don't know where to start, share with them the following addresses and they can read and watch some very well put together explanations about the SGI. Check it out yourself!
Check out the following address if you are looking for an important gosho quote
And for the children there's a wonderful new web-site
And if you are looking for back editions of To My Friends click on...
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