Let’s be sure to quickly pass on information and announcements and provide swiftly the needed reports. It’s only by sharing accurate information that we can respond timely and accordingly and take the appropriate and necessary actions. Let's be victorious by responding speedily!
Translation of "To My Friends" published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda's recent guidance with universal value and application
Where people are united, there is joyful advancement. If we pull together in what we are chanting for, there is no obstacle that cannot be overcome. Together, let’s create a new history!
By making every effort to support and pull together all of our local community's talents and strengths, let’s do our very best to foster young able individuals locally. It’s by offering warm kind words of encouragement, believing in young people's capabilities, that we ignite a flame of profound mission in their lives.
Making an effort to step out of our homes and visit our friends and fellow members, to engage in conversation with them is the noble path towards expanding kosen-rufu! Let’s generate waves of hope from the heart of our activities of the organisation!
Leadership positions in the SGI are not ones of authority but rather ones of supporting and serving the members. I would like our newly appointed leaders to take the initiative in working sincerely for the sake of the happiness and victory of our fellow members!
Fresh new victories are initiated by taking on fresh new challenges! With crystal clear goals and strong daimoku to fulfill our vow for kosen-rufu, let's set our sights on achieving our own personal ultimate peak of accomplishment!
The Daishonin teaches, "The best way to attain Buddhahood is to encounter a good friend."* By inspiring each other at our discussion meetings, let's together make a fresh start with the greatest of joys for the happiness of ourselves and others, for the expansion of our movement, and for the victorious achievement of our goals!
Who will open the door to a new era, it is one courageous youth.One earnest individual. Rather than depending on someone else, let's ourselves stand up and take that action!
This Buddhism is here so that we can shine in a way that is true to ourselves. In order therefore for us to do that, by taking on one challenge and then yet another, let's polish and develop our hearts and minds and train ourselves!
A constant flow of water will eventually wear down even the hardest rock. Our continuation in faith and practice is the most direct and correct way to the development of our happiness. No matter what might happen, let's not slacken in our advance at all!