Advancing with the Gosho

Words of Encouragement

by SGI President Daisaku Ikeda

[The ancient Chinese general] Li Kuang was able to pierce a rock with his arrow because he fully believed it to be the tiger that had killed his father. How much more so is this [the importance of one’s determination in faith] true in Buddhism!

“The Real Aspect of the Gohonzon” The Writings of Nichiren Daishonin, vol. 1, p. 833

The Power of Our Determination Is Immeasurable

The power of our inner determination is immeasurable, and its ultimate expression is unshakable and courageous faith in the Mystic Law. The sound of our voices resolutely chanting Nam-myoho-renge-kyo reverberates throughout the entire universe, turning everything into a positive force that will support and protect us.

When you hit a wall, chant. When things are not going as hoped, pray with even greater resolve until you win.

Chanting Nam-myoho-renge-kyo bravely and vigorously enables us to bring forth the wisdom to surmount adversity and move things dynamically toward fresh victories.

From the Oct. 4 , 2018, issue of the Seikyo Shimbun, the Soka Gakkai’s daily newspaper

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