November 2010 Blog Posts (15)

My letter to the confused so-called "independent" Nichiren Shu believer.

This is just one of my many letters back and forth to this very hard headed guy, who I really should just let be, because I don't think he get's anything I say. But since he first contacts me I feel I have to answer him.



I don't know why I keep answering your questions.



You are so skewed in your thinking and you try to put words in my mouth,

like saying I claimed that unless you follow the SGI you can't get

benefit. None of my emails said anything like… Continue

Added by Tim Janakos on November 30, 2010 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

MY WIFE WITH CANCER..Her Experience.

LUCY FUNG actual proof.



Nichikan Shonin states: Nam Myoho Renge Kyo is the finest of all varieties of medicine. In other words, through our faith, each of us can individually exceed the limitations of all conventional and complimentary Medicine and through the battle against any illness, we can grow as human beings overcome this illness and strive in body and mind for a transformation in our personal lives.



The power of Daimoku is enormous! We don't have to grieve about… Continue

Added by Stephen Lim on November 28, 2010 at 7:46am — 5 Comments

Chanting in the "Hood"--Cleveland, Ohio Newspaper Article

Happy Thanksgiving Eve!



Happ Thanksgiving Eve! This is a link to upcoming article I wrote for the December 2010 issue of the Greater University Circle Neighborhood Voice Newspaper: "Chanting in the 'Hood': Buddhist faith enables daughter to live by her Christian parents’ values": http://mlavoraperry.com/wisdom/#hood or you can straight to the PDF:… Continue

Added by M. LaVora Perry on November 24, 2010 at 1:23pm — 3 Comments

300th honorary degree

According to the domestic newspaper, Ikeda Sensei was conferred the Honorary Doctor of Humanities from The University of Massachusetts Boston at SG Headquarter Building on November 21st. This is the 300th honorary degree from the education institutes in the world.

I think the further information will be provided later.

Added by Yasutoshi Kevin Yumoto on November 21, 2010 at 5:10am — 3 Comments

SG announced to build new HQ buiding

I am sorry for the multiple posting.



According to the article of "The Seikyo Shimbun" dated November 18, 2010, Soka Gakkai decided to re-build the new building at the same place. The new building is estimated to complete on November 18, 2013. The following pictures were shown at the previous HQ Leaders Meeting.



Above vie from Shinanomachi Station. South-West Side.



Above view… Continue

Added by Yasutoshi Kevin Yumoto on November 19, 2010 at 4:00am — No Comments

Recognition from Global Exchange for my Social Media Work

Yesterday!



Global Exchange (www.globalexchange.org)published a lovely recognition of my social media work for social justice and change.



It is part of the People to People Giving Thanks series:…



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Added by Mimi the Snapdiva on November 18, 2010 at 5:58pm — 1 Comment

The New Human Revolution––Volume 23: Chapter 4- “Bold Struggle”

The New Human Revolution––Volume 23: Chapter 4- “Bold Struggle”

By Ho Goku



Extract From Volume 23: Chapter 4



November 18, 1930, the day celebrated as the founding of the Soka Gakkai, is the publication date of President Makiguchi’s Soka Kyoikugaku Taikei (The System of Value-Creating Education). The publication of this groundbreaking work was also the product of the shared struggle of mentor and disciple.



Makiguchi’s theory of education gained its… Continue

Added by Roger PKS on November 18, 2010 at 8:19am — No Comments

I love technology...

Ten years ago - where were we? We weren't Tweeting. Some of us had websites; we weren't blogging; and as for a podcast?



I've just downloaded the Amazon Kindle software to my netbook (a computer about a million times stronger than the one that got man to the moon in 1969, and fits in my handbag neatly). This software allows me to download entire books through Amazon and just read them adhoc, on my computer. Real Kindles are great - but out of my financial league at the… Continue

Added by Sian Phillips on November 16, 2010 at 6:48pm — 1 Comment

Mr. & Mrs. Baggio made their visit to SGI HQ

Mr. Roberto Baggio, a former Italian professional football player as well as a member of SGI Italy, and his wife made their visit to SGI HQ on November 15th. They came to report that Mr. Roberto Baggio had received "The World Peace Award 2010" the day before. The representative YD members welcomed Mr. & Mrs. Baggio and they were in the picture.…



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Added by Yasutoshi Kevin Yumoto on November 16, 2010 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

Celebrating My Father's Life -

Hi All



Thank you for all your daimoku. My Father, Law Gart Huan passed away peacefully on 9 November 2010 with the resounding rhythm of Nam-Myoho-Renge-Kyo in the background. We grieve his loss immensely. But we also took time to celebrate his life, in particular how he attained ultimate victory in Buddhahood based on the Mystic Law.



The eulogy that we prepared for him is posted on my… Continue

Added by Bernard Law on November 13, 2010 at 8:23am — 4 Comments

Wisdom through action

Recently it occured to me that in some situations, the only way to really know what the right thing to do is, is to jump right in and see how it feels.This seems to me to be a great relief, because sometimes we chant about various situations, and we can still come away not knowing what we should do. In fact, I think if we are chanting, whilst trying to wrack our brains about how to proceed, then we are not really letting the daimoku work.

So how about a few practical examples. Well, the… Continue

Added by Stephen Hardman on November 12, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

What is Karma?

What Is Karma?

SGI-USA Members' Resources | Resources and Tools | Buddhist Concepts

Human beings have long ascribed to fate, destiny or even God's will problems they felt powerless to resist, resigning themselves to these perceived forces. The ancient Greeks envisioned three elderly goddesses—the Fates—who controlled people's lives. The goddess Clotho determined birth, spinning the thread of human life; Lachesis dispensed that thread, steering the path a person would follow in life;… Continue

Added by Stephen Lim on November 12, 2010 at 2:12am — No Comments

Opening Day Of the New Munich Center in Germany!!!!

Please Join us in chanting for a great day on November 14, 2010!!!! We thank everyone for the support it was a long time in waiting but we made it!!!!





Thank You
Lotus

Added by Lotus on November 11, 2010 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Mr. Roberto Baggio will receive the World Peace Award 2010

Hiroshima Nobel for Peace Summit. One week to go. 2010 Peace Award to Italian football player Roberto Baggio



While 20 leaders of APEC countries will gather in Yokohama, 20 Nobel Peace Laureates will meet in Hiroshima on Nov.12-14th for the 11th “World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates”. The Summit, hosted by Hiroshima city and prefecture, and jointly organized with the Permanent Secretariat of World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates will be dedicated to “The Legacy of Hiroshima: a World… Continue

Added by Yasutoshi Kevin Yumoto on November 10, 2010 at 7:42am — No Comments

Baggio delight at World Peace Award

09 NOVEMBER 2010



AFP- Former football player, Italian Roberto Baggio, seen here in 2008, has won this year's World Peace Award, a special award bestowed by Nobel Peace Prize laureates.



Baggio, 43, said he was happier with this latest distinction than any of his on-field achievements, which included being crowned FIFA player of the year in 1993.



He was singled out for his long-time charity work, particularly in… Continue

Added by Roger PKS on November 9, 2010 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

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