Posts tagged with ‘soka gakkai’

Personal Power: Never Belittle Yourself

December 1, 2008

Daisaku Says: “It has been one of history’s great tragedies that people, failing to recognise the enormous power they possess, have often been subjugated, or divided and set against one another. In contrast, the mentor-disciple relationship of the Soka Gakkai is dedicated to inspiring, uniting, and guiding people in a positive direction. There is no […]

Soka Gakkai Founder’s Day

November 18, 2008

Today is the anniversary of the founding of Soka Gakkai in 1930 and also the anniversary of the death of first president Mr Makiguchi in prison at the hands of the corrupt and fascist Japanese government during WW2, only 14 years later. This is the front page of our newspaper, Seikyo Shimbun.  The headline reads; […]

The 26 Admonitions explained by Richard Causton

September 13, 2008

Introduction I’ve nabbed the content of this from Ted Penfold.  My wife, has told me that she heard this lecture of Dick’s and found it and him some of the most inspiring things in her life.  I came across this wonderful piece by chance, looking for some background information on Nikko, the second guy after […]

Roger, Roger. Mayday for mp3’s

November 19, 2007

I saw Roger Edwards from Purple Ear today. Roger was a major influence when I started this Buddhism lark and was one of the original SGI people in Somerset. We had a very pleasant day following an invigorating Kosen Rufu Gongyo in Taunton, today being November 18th and 77 years since the Soka Gakkai was […]