• Buddhism,  Enlightenment,  Faith

    Good Fortune

    The One Essential Phrase For you to inquire about the Lotus Sutra and ask its meaning is a rare source of good fortune. In this age of the Latter Day of the Law, those who ask about the meaning of even one phrase…

  • Buddhism,  Faith,  World Peace

    DePaul Honors SGI President Ikeda

    The country’s largest Catholic university confers an honorary doctorate on the SGI president. TOKYO, Dec. 28, 2016— In a dignified ceremony, DePaul University, the country’s largest Catholic university, conferred an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters upon SGI President Ikeda for his prolific career in education and peacekeeping, referring…

  • Buddhism,  Faith,  sincerity

    The Poor Woman’s Lamp

    The Buddha, being truly worthy of respect, never judges by the size of one’s offerings. In the past, the boy Virtue Victorious offered a mud pie to the Buddha, and was reborn as King Ashoka and ruled over all of Jambudvīpa. A poor woman cut off her…

  • Buddhism,  Faith,  Religion

    Faith

    Each religion can be made a force for good or for evil by the people who practice it. A Buddha is not one who sits quietly in a remote world of enlightenment. A Buddha is one who never ceases to…

  • buddhism, karma, courage, faith
    Buddhism,  Courage,  World Peace

    The Real Aspect of the Gohonzon

    A woman who makes offerings to such a Gohonzon invites happiness in this life, and in the next, the Gohonzon will be with her and protect her always. Like a lantern in the dark, like a strong guide and porter on a treacherous mountain path, the Gohonzon will guard and protect you,…