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To My Friends

May 25, 2023

Let’s welcome participants at

  our meetings with utmost respect―

 “the same respect [we] would a Buddha.”(*)

Let’s bring to bloom flowers of smiles in

  our communities with our beautiful and

  harmonious solidarity.

(*)“On the Importance of the “Expedient Means” and “Life Span” Chapters,” WND 2, 749

Nichiren Daishonin, quoting from the “Encouragements” chapter of T’ien-t’ai‘s “Great Concentration and Insights.”

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

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