Saturday, March 25, 2017

It is one's profound resolve, 'I am going to overcome this obstacle no matter what!'

It is one's profound resolve, 'I am going to overcome this obstacle no matter what!' that will be transformed into profound prayers, which in would manifest the limitless potential that lies dormant in the depths of one's life, which ultimately become the driving force for one to continue challenging all adversities with persevering tenacity.

Those who are always advancing with a forward-looking heart always determined to strive ever more are never afraid of failures.

To breakthrough one's self-imposed limitations, overcome all adversities and deadlocks that stand tall before us, and to achieve victorious growth by leaps and bounds, this is the way of life that Buddhism teaches.

There are times when the 'wall of reality' seems too thick and strong for anyone to conquer.
However, by maintaining perseverance, exercising one's wisdom (derive from chanting), and continuously challenging without giving up, one will surely be able to open a way forward!"

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3.5 MD day message by sensei

 5 日壮年部成立之日的意义

 3  5 日,池田会长在日本创价学会总部的三楼本部大佛堂 举行了壮年部结成典礼,也就是"壮年部结成之日"。当时池田会长 就任会长大约有六年了。
池田会长坚信,广宣流布如同一座宏伟建筑,壮年是其支柱。壮年 站起来,大家就会勇气百倍。壮年的存在极其重要,力量巨大。
池田会长在致词中,提醒壮年在组织中的重要使命。又谈到一生贯 彻信心的重要性。
池田会长也说到:"此刻不站立起来,何时站立起来?此刻不奋斗, 何时奋斗?难道要等几十年后再站起来?谁知道那时会怎样呢? 在就是黄金时刻,生命的时间不是有限的吗?
"只要壮年部大发展,形成坚固的广宣流布阵势,我创价学会就永 远坚如磐石." 池田会长的声音如狮子吼般在壮年部员的内心深处轰 隆作响。
最后,池田会长呼吁壮年部员说:"一起奋斗吧!让我们一起创造新 的历史!同样是一生,就让我们为法战而活吧!".

March 5 - Significance of the Men Division Formation Day
It was on March 5, 1966, at a ceremony held in the hall on the third floor of the Japan Soka Gakkai Headquarters, where President Ikeda established the Men Division (now known as the Men Division Formation Day). Approximately six years had passed since President Ikeda had become president of the Soka Gakkai.
President Ikeda firmly believed that the members of the Men Division were the pillars supporting the grand structure of kosen-rufu. When men stand up, it gives others courage. Their presence is significant, and their potential is tremendous.
In his message, President Ikeda touched upon the role of the Men Division in the organization and the importance of carrying out faith throughout one's life.
He also called upon the Men Division members, "If you don't stand up now, when will you? If you don't exert yourselves now, when will you? How many decades do you intend to wait before you take your stand? There is no telling what condition you will bein then. You are in the prime of your life. It is a precious time in this present finite existence."
If the Men Division develop remarkably and establish a solid framework for kosen-rufu, our organization will remain sercure forever. President Ikeda's voice, reverberating like the roar of a lion, deeply struck the hearts of the Men Division members.
Finally, President Ikeda called out to the Men Division members, "Everyone! Let's struggle together! Let's make a history of fresh achievements! If you are going to live this life, let us use it striving dynamically for the sake of the Law." 

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Saturday, March 18, 2017

Leaders should be sensitive

As SGI leaders, how we interpret the words of members and what we say in response is important.  A genuine leader is someone who gives measured thought to such matters.  When talking with individuals, ask yourselves:  "What are they worried about?" "What are they trying to say?"  "What are they thinking?  "What is it they seek?"  Try to discern these things in others.  Try to know. Try to understand.  This is the challenge of leadership.  From such compassion arises wisdom.

For Today and Tomorrow
Daily Encouragement by Daisaku Ikeda
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Benefits of the mystic law; Faith propels us in the direction of happiness

Sensei's guidance:
"The benefit of the Mystic Law is boundless and immeasurable. Even if we cannot understand the profound meaning of Nam-myoho-renge-kyo, by chanting it, we will naturally be enveloped in good fortune and benefit, in the same way that an infant is embraced in its mother's love.

The most important thing is to chant with faith to the Gohonzon, honestly and sincerely. None, no matter what worldly power or influence they wield, are a match for those who chant Nam-myoho-renge-kyo. This is our honour and pride as direct successors of Nichiren Daishonin."
Sensei's guidance:
"Faith in the Mystic Law is the engine that will propel you in the direction of happiness.

Strong faith enables you to strengthen your life force and gain indestructible happiness, no matter what happens.
It empowers you to achieve victory in life without fail and to lead your family and descendants towards happiness.

The essence of faith is to summon within your lives the protective functions of the universe so that you can display the power and wisdom of the Buddha."

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Daily Guidance Thur 03/16 3.16

                                           For Today and Tomorrow
Daily Encouragement by Daisaku Ikeda
Thursday, March 16, 2017

March 16, Kosen-rufu Day. The spirit of this day lies not in magnificent ceremonies or high-sounding words. It lies in being victorious.  That is the most crucial thing in all endeavors.  In life and in kosen-rufu, we either win or lose.  I would like you to be absolute victors in both.  No matter what excuses we try to make, giving in to defeat brings misery and loses us the respect of others.  I hope each of you without exception will adorn your life with indestructible triumph.

Kosen Rufu Day.
1958 More than 6,000 youth attend a ceremony at the head temple where President Josei Toda passes responsibility for the spread of the Daishonins Buddhism to all youth division members.

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                          Wisdom for Modern Life by Daisaku Ikeda
                                      Thursday, March 16, 2017

There is other course for us but to entrust everything to the youth. This holds true for families, businesses and countries. Youth are vitally important to the world and the human race. The key to eternal development lies in fostering, encouraging and training youth who will lead the way to a new era.

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                                                   Daily Wisdom
From the Writings of Nichiren Daishonin
Thursday, March 16, 2017

Now, at the beginning of the Latter Day of the Law, I, Nichiren, am the first to set out on propagating, throughout Jambudvipa, the five characters of Myoho-renge-kyo, which are the heart of the Lotus Sutra and the eye of all Buddhas.  These five characters are the heart of the Lotus Sutra and the source of the enlightenment of all Buddhas.

The Writings of Nichiren Daishonin, page 764
The Actions of the Votary of the Lotus Sutra
Written to the lay nun Konichi in 1276

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Youth, scale the mountain of kosenrufu

15/3/17, 9:19:09 AM: Mr Lim (MD Chap hon Leader):















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