Developing and nurturing our Future Division members is one of the most noble acts we can undertake to open up a new age for kosen-rufu. To all of you who are engaged in developing the Future Division with your profoundly deep care and concern, thank you so much for your constant efforts!
Translation of "To My Friends" published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda's recent guidance, with universal value and application.
Our Soka Han and Gajokai group members*, who shoulder an important mission to open up a new era, are also exerting themselves in sharing this Buddhism with others. Boldly and enthusiastically, let's each of us play out a drama of achieving our human revolutions!
Let's always try to cherish and look out for our neighbours and make every effort to develop our friendship with them. By participating in local community activities, socialising with other families, etc., let's spend some quality time each day getting to know others. A good friend is indeed a lifelong treasure.
To all of those students who are studying so hard for their school entrance exams, let's give them the warmest encouragement we possible can. Every effort that you are making right now will definitely become the driving force to open up your future. May you all courageously challenge yourselves and become champions of youth!
Let's make every possible effort to maintain our good health by especially getting enough sleep and eating well balanced meals. Faith equals daily life. Let's use our wisdom and common sense to develop a good daily rhythm.
Unusual weather conditions continue to occur. Be careful to always take the necessary precautions against sudden downpours and possible disruption from lightening! Using our usual prudence and wisdom let's be sure to live each day safely and accident-free.
To all those families who offer their homes as meeting places thank you all so much for your contribution to our activities. It is within the walls of these noble castles that we witness the unfolding of countless dramas of joy and happiness. The blessings and benefits you accrue will certainly shine across all three existences!
The summer for polishing our collective talents and abilities is here! And the summer for deepening our study and practice is here,too! Let's help each other to further deepen our conviction and joy in this practice! Here is the opportunity to spend each and every day making the "true causes"* for the future.
Hurrah to the great champions of faith who are dedicated to the cause of kosen-rufu! It is the dawn of a new era. Let’s embark on a journey toward a future shining with hope, making good health a foremost priority.
Our aim is humanity’s peace and happiness. Embracing this ideal, let’s advance with unity in faith and together savor the triumph of humanism.