In our discussion meetings,
each person is a protagonist.
As Nichiren Daishonin states,
“You should respect one another
as [you would a Buddha]”(*)
Let’s wholeheartedly applaud one
another and cause flowers of dialogue
to bloom in profusion.
(*)”The Fourteen Slanders,” (WND-I, p. 757)
Tentative translation of “To My Friends” published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda’s recent guidance.