There are always young people nearby. Let’s make a point of giving them a cheerful greeting. The Daishonin teaches us, "The seeds of Buddhahood sprout as a result of conditions."* Let’s enlarge the circle of empathy for what our movement is trying to achieve and call forth our fellow Bodhisattvas of the Earth!
"The Properties of Rice" - WND-I, page 1117
Translation of "To My Friends" published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda's recent guidance, with universal value and application