January 2011 Blog Posts (15)

I've always wanted to do an all US road music tour, but now I'm wondering if I'll have to do it with a gas mask on?

I've seen some pretty shocking documentaries before, but now I understand why this one is up for an academy award.  This destruction of the US natural areas by Natural Gas Fracking is so disturbing, but you have to watch this and you have to spread the word if you are a bodisatva and you want to save the US from completely destroying what's left of it's natural enviroment.  Be prepared to cry when you watch it though. 


Here is the link where you can watch the complete…


Added by Tim Janakos on January 28, 2011 at 9:00pm — 3 Comments

Relay a message to a friend pls.

I am looking for Donna Marie Velasco, Hopefully she is the member that visited my wife Medelyn in Lucena. If possible please relay a message that I would to call her somehow, here is my number 808-852-1928. I am in Hawaii USA. If she can text me to this number I greatly appreciate it. THank you.



Added by Celesteen Martin on January 28, 2011 at 3:28am — 2 Comments

Kamome-koyo Chapter (part 1)

photo: Kamome-koyo Chapter of SG (my photo)

I am living closed to the sea.  And I belong to "Kamome-koyo" Chapter, Kannonzaki Area, Uraga Zone.  It is a chapter that consists of  35 apartment houses called "Kamome Danchi".  Several thousands people are living here, and the numbers of SG members are…


Added by Yatchan on January 20, 2011 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Support your hungry artist - buy my artwork (attempting jedi mind thingy...)


I'll be adding more art workand photos in the coming days while I've got this downtime before New Years.  Will add calendars soon.  Happy Holidays everyone!  Advanced apologies if you're irritated by this....;-D
Dan Defensor
Lake Geneva,…

Added by Dan on January 20, 2011 at 9:30am — 1 Comment


Did 1,000,000 last year (2010). Aiming for a few more than that this year. Hit 100,000 so far for 2011 yesterday.

Added by John Krajeski on January 19, 2011 at 12:04am — No Comments

A Question for President Ikeda

Hello Everyone!


If there was ONE question that you could ask President Ikeda, what would it be?

Added by Mary White on January 14, 2011 at 4:48pm — 2 Comments

forth day- confuse

I am the person over care people how they look at me that's why sometimes some words, some feeling and some attitude of mine i wouldn't show it up, day by day its was confusing me and finally i did lost myself. Lucky, i have few of my best friend they opened my heart and accepted the real of mine.


As sensei said through the one to one dialogue, we applied it in our daily life and our relationship became better and better. It is my great achievement before end of 2010, because…


Added by goburyta on January 14, 2011 at 8:43am — 3 Comments

First day

I always challenge my mind

Today it was my first day working,i felt totally stress and confused

Everything are good but except my self,my mind and my heart

I felt down and disappointed. I know it was my own problem

When i prayed in front of Gohozon. i felt that i have lot if things want to tell her but i just get stucked, dont know where shoud i start, what i want to talk

My tear was falling down and i dont know why i felt my heart was pain, i felt…


Added by goburyta on January 11, 2011 at 8:07am — 2 Comments

My "Buddha Moment"...

...I guess you could say, happened not very long ago, and it's been on my mind.


My husband and I have a very strong relationship, with excellent communication, a profound respect for the other, and a great romance. He's my best friend. Well I had done something that hurt him very badly at the end of December, and quite frankly I felt utterly horrible about myself. His trust in me was damaged, and all the self-esteem and faith in myself that had taken me so long to build felt…


Added by Emily V. McGuire on January 11, 2011 at 2:23am — 1 Comment

Bodhisattvas of the Earth

From the Writings of Nichiren Daishonin

Wednesday,October 27, 2010:

"The function of fire is to burn and give light. The function of water is to wash away filth. The winds blow away dust and breathe life into plants, animals and human beings. The earth nourishes the grasses and trees, and heaven provides nourishing moisture. The five characters of Myoho-renge-kyo are also like that. They are the cluster of blessings…


Added by Leaetta May Wacker on January 5, 2011 at 6:30pm — 2 Comments

Yabusame (horseback archery show) in Kamakura

Yabusame (horseback archery show) will performed in Kamakura, this Spring.

13:00, 17/APR/2011, at Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine (Kamakura)

Yabusame movie in Kamakura: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jThVuOok_Hg



Added by Yatchan on January 4, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

Rise With the Buddha Every Morning, Rest With the Buddha Every Night

Whenever we find ourselves in a deadlock, we need to challenge ourselves to offer sincere prayer and summon forth great power of faith to resolve the situation. According to President Toda, this is what "casting off the transient and revealing the true" means for us. Faith means to struggle against deadlock. Faith…


Added by Jonnie Parker on January 3, 2011 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Three Kinds Of Treasure.

*The Three Kinds of Treasure 

President Ikeda's Guidance 

The following story appears in the Buddhist scriptures: 'There were once seven practitioners of Buddhism who had come from a distant land to receive instruction from Shakyamuni Buddha. All lived together in a single lodging. However, though they had come with the intention of seeking the Buddhist way under the guidance of Shakyamuni, they passed day after day together in their lodging, amusing themselves with small talk… Continue

Added by Stephen Lim on January 2, 2011 at 7:54am — 2 Comments

what is a blog post?

Sheesh!  I really don't know how to use this site at all - however, the picture my husband took of me is pretty good.  Hello to all the wonderful members all over the world.  Lets win in 2011!

Added by ann greenan on January 1, 2011 at 6:51pm — 2 Comments

New Year's Greetings 2011


photo: sunrise seen from my house (Yokosuka city, Kanagawa prefecture, Japan)

Boso peninsula is where Nichiren Daishonin was born.



Added by Yatchan on January 1, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

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