May 2011 Blog Posts (14)

HOPE

To All,

Did you know that HOPE is a acronym?

 

Hope stands for

 

 H) aving

 

 O) ptomistic

 

 P) ositive

 

 E) xpectancy

 

While you chant to manifest your desire you must expect it to happen.

 

Then giving Thanks to even strengthen your manifesting your desire.

 

Nam-Myoho-Renge-Kyo

Tom

Added by Tom Steele on May 21, 2011 at 10:51am — No Comments

Buddhism is a Win or Lose Struggle

Buddhism is a Win or Lose Struggle. How many times have we heard this said throughout our Buddhist Practice?

Yes, it is. Because we have the Gohonzon, we MUST show Proof. We must show Victory. Through chanting, hitting an obstacle, to that goal, Home, car, job we MUST continue to chant for it until we have that Benefit, that Breakthrough that is there, because IT IS THERE.…

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Added by Mary White on May 20, 2011 at 8:38am — 6 Comments

Making the impossible POSSIBLE

 How many of us are making the impossible possible? When we are chanting for something and it doesn't happen do we just accept it and move on, or do we say this is just a challenge in front of me and I am going to keep chanting until this prayer gets answered. President Ikeda says in his book "Buddhism For You Prayer", 

 

"There are many elements involved in a prayer being answered, but the important thing is to keep praying until it…

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Added by Mary White on May 18, 2011 at 3:00am — 3 Comments

Songs using at Charity Concert for Tohoku Sufferers

Many kinds of chrity concerts for Tohoku sufferers are held all over Japan.

Especially songs of "Yell" and "Sakura (cherry blossom or tree)" are used.

Their songs are sung by the musicians "Ikimonogakari".



Yell: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=He42PvvinzY

Sakura: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cCeMYPHesk



We…

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Added by Yatchan on May 15, 2011 at 11:37am — No Comments

a SG Member Actress, and Donation to Tohoku sufferers

The actress of this commercial is a Soka Gakkai member. She is very famous in Japan. This commercial is for premium first class "Gran Class".

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eOfhETPbza0

She also appears other ads of JR-East.

"Gran Class" is used only for the "Hayabusa" super express on Tohoku Shinkansen (resumed from 29APR). Some of Gran Class charges are DONATED to Tohoku's sufferers by JR-East!! And I am the… Continue

Added by Yatchan on May 12, 2011 at 2:41am — 1 Comment

People who pray for big catch (fisherman)

Today (11MAY), at 14:46, people in Kesennuma city (Miyagi prefecture, Tohoku region) prayed for big catch, and they held memorial service for the Great East Earthquake. Japanese fishermen use big catch banners like this photo when they succeed to catch many fishes. These banners were covered with the mud.…

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Added by Yatchan on May 11, 2011 at 8:28am — No Comments

An Incident Tohoku's Sufferers pleased, Iwate prefecture's historic Hiraizumi area to be World Heritage site

An advisory panel to UNESCO has recommended registering the historic Hiraizumi area in Iwate Prefecture (Tohoku region) and the Ogasawara Islands off Tokyo as World Heritage sites, the Japanese government said Saturday (7MAY).



The two sites, put forward by Japan, are expected to be formally… Continue

Added by Yatchan on May 8, 2011 at 12:12pm — No Comments

Dearest Mother!!

Mother of mine...
You gave to me...all of my life to do as I please..
Since your passing...I can only see you in my dreams...
For you....will forever be in my heart!!
         " Love You MUM!! " 
And to all Mothers..." HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY ",
Wishing you Great Health! and Forever Happiness!!!

Added by Stephen Lim on May 7, 2011 at 11:37pm — 1 Comment

The True Power of Thank You

To All,

In my Buddhist Practice I've come to know the True Power of Thank You.

 

Whenever I chant I always show gratitude.  Amazeing the benifits that come from that.

 

Just thought I'd share

 

Nam-Myoho-Renge-Kyo

Tom

Added by Tom Steele on May 6, 2011 at 6:02pm — 1 Comment

Time-sensitive Message for Native American SGI-USA Members (update to previous blog post)

May 3, 2011

 

TIME-SENSITIVE MESSAGE FOR ALL NATIVE AMERICAN SGI-USA MEMBERS



Dear Fellow Native SGI-USA Members,



On April 3, 2011 I had the great honor to speak with our General Director Danny Nagashima on behalf of Native SGI-USA…
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Added by Mary Ishimoto Morris on May 6, 2011 at 2:18pm — 1 Comment

My Traffic Accident on 06MAY

When I went home by bike, a traffic accident happened.

When I was about to go through a crossing, a taxi suddenly turned to the left. Immeadiately I turned to the left and applied the sudden brake. But it was late. I ran up onto the sidewalk, and my bike fell foward, and I was thrown down. My both arm protected my head and face with my reflexes. And my bag protect my arms between the road and my arms. I NEVER GOT HURT!!



I was very unpleasant to see taxi driver's attitude. Though…

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Added by Yatchan on May 6, 2011 at 11:15am — 2 Comments

Not Losing to the Tsunami

This poem monument was not losing to the tsunami. And it is located in Tanohata village, Iwate prefecture, Tohoku.



A literary porson, MIYAZAWA Kenji, wrote the poem "Ame ni mo makezu (Not Losing to the Rain)" I think 99% of Japanese people know it.

Not losing to the rain.

Not losing to the wind...…

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Added by Yatchan on May 4, 2011 at 9:39pm — No Comments

23 yrs of practice...

Yesterday I celebrated my 23rd anniversary practicing Nichiren Buddhism as a SGI-USA member. The years have never been dull:) My life has changed tremendously.



The best thing to happen over the last year has been my reconciliation with my son. He refused visits, phone calls even mail from me for 7 months. Shortly after I returned from Puerto Rico, my son invited me to his 14th birthday party. We have been going strong ever since then. We are both getting to know his father's side of… Continue

Added by Mimi the Snapdiva on May 3, 2011 at 11:52am — 5 Comments

Happiness of all living beings

I need to up my game  Kosen rufu can only be achieved through concentrated and determind efforts to do my/our Human revolution.

Daimoku is the driving force for this inner change.I need to focus on the happiness of all living beings .My problems are an opportunity to create value in the lives of others .I must not lose sight of this

Added by Trevor Francois on May 3, 2011 at 2:00am — 1 Comment

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