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To My Friends

October 31, 2023

Speaking of practitioners of Buddhism,

  Nichiren Daishonin states,

“They should not forget the debts

  of gratitude they owe to their parents, 

  their teachers, and their country.”(*)

Having a heart of appreciation and gratitude

  is the driving force for unlimited progress.

Let’s boldly lead our lives as champions

  of the people!

(*) “On Repaying Debts of Gratitude,” WND 1, 690

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

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