The Mentor and Disciple spirit: My understanding (Part 2)

We discussed the importance of the mentor and disciple relationship in our previous article. Not sufficient certainly. There is a lot more to this topic. Having a clear understanding of this issue, we firmly believe, is something we cannot do without if we are to practice correctly the Daishonin’s Buddhism. Of course, this is just… Read More The Mentor and Disciple spirit: My understanding (Part 2)

The Mentor and Disciple spirit – My understanding (Part 1)

What is the mentor and disciple spirit?  When the disciple make a vow to fight for kosen-rufu without begrudging his life. This spirit is identical to the life state of Nichiren Daishonin. The three presidents of the Soka Gakkai demonstrated this spirit with their very lives, living each day by actualising this vow, without sparing… Read More The Mentor and Disciple spirit – My understanding (Part 1)

Slander

Cathy, a good-natured, hardworking and sincere young woman, was tormented by slanderous comments that people were making about her. Depressed, she went to seek a senior, Harry, for encouragement. Needed to let her steam out and a shoulder to cry on. Harry lived a simple life, deep in the conrete jungle. After listening to Cathy, he said, ‘Let’s take a… Read More Slander

Unfair accusations and inapt arguments by the Soka Spirit Newsletter

My mother taught me a few things. 1. Money cannot buy happiness But it seemed that SGM did not think so. You see, in the 16 March 2017 Soka Spirit Newsletter, the author wrote: Having money is often associated with “treasures in a storehouse.” Making sincere financial contribution is truly an act of using this… Read More Unfair accusations and inapt arguments by the Soka Spirit Newsletter

An ugly storm brewing in Soka Gakkai – Japan

Serious allegations are flying around the social media about corruption and misconduct of Soka Gakkai top executives in Japan, even demanding the resignation of SGI President Harada. There are photos of hundreds of demonstrators outside the Hall of Great Vow with large banners, as well as a youtube video of an hour long press conference by three… Read More An ugly storm brewing in Soka Gakkai – Japan