Noble Champions of Practice and Study
The following is an essay from SGI President Ikeda’s series “The Eternal Citadel of Soka,” which appeared in the Sept. 23, 2017, issue of the Seikyo Shimbun, the Soka Gakkai’s daily newspaper.
Nichiren Daishonin, the Buddha of the Latter Day of the Law, resoundingly declares: “When the skies are clear, the ground is illuminated. Similarly, when one knows the Lotus Sutra, one understands the meaning of all worldly affairs” (“The Object of Devotion for Observing the Mind,” The Writings of Nichiren Daishonin, vol. 1, p. 376). We embrace