This past year has shone brilliantly with our glorious victories! My deepest appreciation goes out to all of you, our SGI members, for your selfless dedication and devotion for the sake of kosen-rufu! It is absolutely certain that Nichiren Daishonin is praising us. In perfect unity, more cheerfully now than ever before, let’s aim directly at the Year of Developing Youth!
Translation of "To My Friends" published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda's recent guidance, with universal value and application