--TO MY FRIENDS--
The true value of faith lies in
one's "behavior as a human being."(*)
Let's boldly lead contributive lives
for the sake of friends and for the
sake of society.
Let's all become pillars of trust
in our local communities!
"Treasures of the Heart," WND I, p. 852
Full quote: "The purpose of the appearance in this world of Shakyamuni Buddha, the lord of teachings, lies in his behavior as a human being."
Tentative translation of "To My Friends" published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda's recent guidance. (write tmf_daily[at]icloud.com for daily mailings)
--WAGA TOMO NI OKURU--
SHINKO NO SHINKA WA
HITO NO FURUMAI NI ARI!
TOMO NO TAME SHAKAI NO TAME
KOKEN NO JINSEI O DODO TO.
MINA GA CHIIKI NO SHINRAI NO HASHIRA NI!