Youth, Scale the Mountain of Kosen-rufu of the 21st Century

Poem by SGI President Daisaku Ikeda

SGI President Ikeda composed this poem in Oita Prefecture, Kyushu, on December 10, 1981, and presented it to the members of the Soka Gakkai youth division. This English translation is based on his revised version introduced in 1999. A renowned mountaineer when asked his reasons for climbing, said of the mountain: “Because it is there!”

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