In This Issue


Feature

“Joyfully United! 50K With Sensei!”

The West Territory Leaders Meeting served as a launching point toward raising and gathering 50,000 youth in 2018.


On the Planning Meeting

Core principles for improving the district discussion meeting.


Advance Triumphantly With the Heart of a Lion King

Advancing with the Gosho: words of encouragement by SGI President Daisaku Ikeda


The Dragon King’s Daughter

How contributing financially to kosen-rufu taught Toki Masubuchi to persevere in building the restaurant—and life—of her dreams.


Standing Up for the Dignity of Life

How Sonia Schmidt learned that her efforts for kosen-rufu and achieving her dreams were one and the same.


My First Days of Practice: Ralndo & Priscilla

Ralndo & Priscilla share their first experiences practicing Soka Gakkai Nichiren Buddhism.


“Reaching Beyond”

An excerpt of SGI President Daisaku Ikeda’s dialogue with legendary jazz artists Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter.


A Financial Overview

A report from the Assistant Chief Financial Officer.


Contributing As Heroes of Kosen-rufu

Message from SGI-USA General Director Adin Strauss.


Why Do You Contribute Financially to the SGI-USA?

Thoughts from the protagonists of American kosen-rufu.


The Dragon King’s Daughter

How contributing financially to kosen-rufu taught Toki Masubuchi to persevere in building the restaurant—and life—of her dreams.


Why Do You Contribute Financially to the SGI-USA?

Thoughts from the protagonists of American kosen-rufu.


“Joyfully United! 50K With Sensei!”

The West Territory Leaders Meeting served as a launching point toward raising and gathering 50,000 youth in 2018.


“The Entire Future Is Decided by Successors”

SGI Vice President Yoshiki Tanigawa gave the following address at the West Territory Leaders Meeting, held on March 5, at the World Peace Ikeda Auditorium in Santa Monica, Calif.


Advance and Win Together

SGI President Daisaku Ikeda’s message to the West Territory Leaders Meeting


Blooming Friendship

Cherry trees are starting to bloom, signaling the arrival of spring.


Meet the Newest Character on “Sesame Street”

Julia is “smiley, curious and loves to play.”