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To My Friends

May 1, 2023


Nichiren Daishonin affirms,

 “The great ocean is shallow compared to

  the profoundness of the debt you owe 

  your mother.”(*)

Let’s express our appreciation and 

  give a rousing cheer to show our

  deepest respect to our mothers

  and the women of Soka!

Becoming successors of kosen-rufu

  is the way to truly repay our debt 

  of gratitude.

(*) “The Four Virtues and the Four Debts of Gratitude,” WND 2, 637.

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

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