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Treasures of the Heart

In a society that emphasizes status, power, wealth and material possessions above all else, Buddhism and Nichiren Daishonin’s Buddhism in particular, place special importance on the “treasures of the heart.” The Three Kinds of Treasure is a letter written by Nichiren Daishonin to his samurai disciple, Shijo Kingo advising him with some difficulties the samurai had been…
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My One Determination

I decided to mail a copy of my memoir to SGI President Ikeda. One of my goals is to have my memoir translated into different languages, particularly Japanese, so that President Ikeda can read it. Although I haven’t accomplished this goal yet, I’ve decided to go ahead and send it to the SGI Headquarters in…
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respect, peace, happiness, behavior, buddhism

Every Person Deserves Respect

What does Bodhisattva Never Disparaging’s profound respect for people signify? The purpose of the appearance in this world of Shakyamuni Buddha, the lord of teachings, lies in his behavior as a human being. Nichiren Daishonin – “Three Kinds of Treasure” This quote has always had profound meaning for me. The story behind Bodhisattva Never Disparaging…
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My Memoir, “Never Give Up,” Available on Amazon!

I am very, very happy I’ve been able to self-publish my memoir on Amazon. It is now available for purchase on the Amazon website. You can find it searching either by my name, or the title, “Never Give Up: Buddhism, Family & Schizophrenia.” I’ve also created an author page for myself on Amazon that includes…
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Memoir Now Available for Purchase!

My memoir, “Never Give Up: Buddhism, Family & Schizophrenia,” is now available for purchase on Create Space. Please click here if you would like to order it directly from their website. My memoir will be available for purchase from Amazon in 3-5 business days, so sometime next week. I’m really happy I was able to…
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