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To My Friends

February 4, 2023

Nichiren Daishonin states,

  “You have come to owe a debt of 

  gratitude to all living beings. And 

  since this is so, you should help 

  all of them to attain Buddhahood.”(*)

Let’s meet with many people and 

  joyfully and courageously engage 

  them in dialogue, expanding

  connections to Buddhism and


(*) “The Four Virtues and the Four Debts of Gratitude,” WND 2, 636.

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

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