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To My Friends

November 2, 2023

Nichiren Daishonin states,

“Because people propagate [the Law],

  both people and the Law are 


Those who dedicate themselves to sharing

  the humanistic philosophy of Buddhism

  with others for the sake of creating a 

  peaceful and flourishing society are all

  supremely respectworthy Buddhas.

Let’s achieve resounding victory with

  pride and joy!

(*) From “Hyaku Rokka Sho” (The One Hundred and Six Comparisons), GZ 856 (not included in WND,  vols. 1 or 2) Full quote: “The Law does not spread by itself: because people propagate it, both people and the Law are respectworthy.”

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

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