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Daisaku Ikeda
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What is Nam-myoho-renge-kyo?

Friends or acquaintances curious about Nichiren Buddhism often ask what Nam-myoho-renge-kyo means. This is a very important and difficult question, one that cannot really be answered in a brief or…

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Treasuring Each Individual

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With Appreciation Comes Happiness

By Leonides Arpon Brooklyn, N.Y. My parents left the Philippines for better work opportunities in Israel, and although I was born and raised there, the law denied me citizenship. Because…

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To My Friends

The bonds of trust we forge
are our life’s treasures.
Let’s continue to share Nichiren
Buddhism with friends old and new,
helping them to create fresh ties
with Buddhism!

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SGI-USA Presents:“Buddhist in America-Jimmy Anicet"

As a child, Jimmy Anicet was nicknamed “the mute,” as he struggled to find the confidence to speak out, especially for what he believed in. In this video, Jimmy, of Boston, shares how his Buddhist practice helped him find the courage to become a stand-up comedian who speaks out to encourage others.

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