Tag: empowerment

Fighting the Good Fight

buddhahood, compassion, joy, courage, strength, wisdom, enlightenment

I’ve been somewhat at a loss for “words” lately and haven’t been motivated to post to this blog. I stated that I would announce on this blog the day S & the few remaining monstrous crazy people leave. As of this writing, they are all still here.  I’ve developed a fairly consistent daily routine that […]

Happiness In This World

happiness in this world

I met a young woman a few days ago at my Buddhist center. After chanting, she showed me the first few pages of an essay written by SGI President Daisaku Ikeda about one of Nichiren Daishonin’s writings – a writing titled Happiness In This World. She only had a portion of the essay and wanted to know […]

Buddhism & Women’s Empowerment

women, women's empowerment, empowerment, buddhism, nichiren daishonin, happiness

One of the most powerful, yet most challenging concepts taught in Nichiren Daishonin’s Buddhism is the idea that each individual must take responsibility not only for their own happiness, but for their own life. It is human nature to look outside ourselves for the solution to our problems, the answer to our suffering, or the […]