"The pillar of Japan" is victorious. Hurrah for everyone's unstinting devotion! Even if all of our dedicated efforts might be unseen by others, it is most certain that the Buddha and bodhisattvas are witnessing them. Now, brimming with all that great good fortune and benefit and continuing to help others to form a connection with Buddhism, let's advance with great pride!
Translation of "To My Friends" published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda's recent guidance, with universal value and application