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January 8, 2021, World Tribune
In this issue
With the Courage of a Lion King
Central Executive Committee Report
Becoming the Happiest Woman
Teruko Dent creates a happy family through her Buddhist practice despite facing tremendous challenges.
The Power of Positivity and Optimism
This installment of the series “Unforgettable Journeys” features excerpts from Ikeda Sensei’s essay on Boston, which was originally published in the October 2012 issue of the Soka Gakkai–affiliated monthly magazine Pumpkin and later in book form in Japanese. The text was later published in the Aug. 21, 2020, issue of the Seikyo Shimbun, the Soka
Don’t miss out on this great book-bundle deal for The Wisdom for Creating Happiness and Peace, parts 1–3, at bookstore.sgi-usa.org for $10! Gleaned from more than 50 years of Ikeda Sensei’s works, this series provides an endless source of hope and courage. They cover the topics of happiness, human revolution, kosen-rufu and world peace. Save
Test Your Knowledge of SGI Day!
Our History: January 26
Gratitude is a positive emotion that has long been seen by religious leaders, philosophers and many others as an important virtue. A quick glance at the world today, however, may give us a sense that it is in short supply. At the same time, science has begun to acknowledge the tangible benefits of gratitude. Studies
Q: As a Many Treasures member, I have a lot of faith experience but feel limited being at greater risk for COVID-19. How can I contribute to the kosen-rufu movement during this pandemic?
A: First of all, it’s critical that you observe all the medical guidance by 1) staying at home as much as possible, 2) wearing a mask when you have contact with anyone out- side your household, 3) washing your hands frequently and 4) maintaining social distancing. The ABC Campaign—Abundant chanting, Buddhist study and Connect life-to-life—is
New Series for the Many Treasures Group
The World Tribune is pleased to present a new series dedicated to the Many Treasures Group (MTG), which will appear in its second weekly issue each month. We will study Ikeda Sensei’s foundational guidance to address frequently asked questions by members of this group. Sensei recently said: “Let’s all commend our ‘Many Treasures’ senior members
Rousing a Fighting Spirit Toward 2021
Despite a challenging year in 2020, the youth of the SGI-USA resolved to deepen their faith even more as they advanced toward the Year of Hope and Victory. Across the country, members of the young men’s an young women’s divisions (YMD and YWD) reaffirmed this fighting spirit at their year-end nationwide divisional meetings, held virtually.