This year marks the 40th anniversary of the SGI’s founding. The blossom of great capable Bodhisattvas of the Earth is now widespread on all five continents. With the same spirit of Nichiren Daishonin, "But still I am not discouraged,"* let's live out our lives by planting the seeds of happiness!
*The Essentials for Attaining Buddhahood - WND 1, page 748
Translation of "To My Friends" published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda's recent guidance with universal value and application