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To My Friends

October 27, 2022

Sharing the life-affirming philosophy

  of Nichiren Buddhism with others

  is a truly noble, compassionate and

  courageous act.

When we encourage people and pray

  for their happiness with the spirit to

  “remove suffering and impart joy,”(*)

  we are able to create solid trust.

(*)In Japanese, “bakku-yoraku” is the practice of compassion in Buddhism interpreted as “saving other people from their sufferings and giving them peace and delight.” 

Tentative translation of “To My Friends” published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda’s recent guidance.

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