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To My Friends

July 16, 2023

Nichiren Daishonin states,

“All people . . . rejoice in and desire 

  the stability of the nation and

  the peace of the world.” (*)

Embracing in our hearts the spirit 

  of “Rissho ankoku”―the creation of

  a peaceful and flourishing land based

  on the correct teaching, let’s widely share

  the philosophy of Nichiren Buddhism that

  is grounded in respect for life, 

  for the sake of society and humanity.

“On Establishing the Correct Teaching for the Peace of the Land,” WND 1, p. 23

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

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