Caveat: This is NOT intended to encourage, or to persuade, the current leaders in SGM to resign. The opinion of the authors here has been, and still is, that carrying out a leader’s reponsibility in SGM is a proud and noble thing. Encouraging members and guiding others to absolute happiness forms the core of being a SGM leader. And there are certainly… Read More Alternative attitudes toward resigned leaders: Humanity or Hostility
This is from one of the current central leader in SGM. I have not stop for a single day to pray for the happiness of the leaders who were sacked, those who resigned and even those who formed NBA. Every single day, without fail, I am chanting earnestly for their happiness. No matter what, they… Read More A few good men
Many people are seeking answers to the root cause of the this very sad crisis in SGM. The official line from SGM, from the various Soka Spirit Newsletter and official speeches, seems to be: These are all malicious attacks from evil forces out to destroy the harmonious SGM. The troublemakers plotted and staged the entire… Read More The disconnect between generations
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
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
这篇文章的目的，不是为了引起任何争议，反而，是想要为整件事提供更多方位的信息和观点。所有的观点都是基于我们所听见的，所看见的。我们不想制造任何的谎言，或造谣弄假，或是隐瞒事实。然而，我们的故事可能不完整，我们也有可能是错误的。 我们认为，在做出任何结论之前，应该先听听双方的说法，这可以为我们提供一些更清晰的画面，以便做出正确的判断。我们不辱骂他人，也不胡乱冠上不雅的名字，因为这样的行为非常地幼稚而且不实际。智者了解事情，弱者针对人物。 就在前几天，SGM再一次发生让人痛心的事件。就是关于收回一个会场的御本尊。让我们先来了解一些背景大意：
This article is not aim at stoking fire. Rather, we want to provide more information and perspective into the incident. It is also entirely from our point of view and what we heard. We do not want to commit any lie by commission (adding falsehood where it is non-existent), nor lie by omission (not telling… Read More The story behind the emotional video clip
In March 2017 KL All Leaders Meeting, the General Director started his speech with a lengthy explanation on how some people were spreading rumour of Ikeda Sensei being held captive and stopped from public appearance. He went on to say that such allegations were unfounded and carried out with malicious intent.
With all the drama surrounding SGM today, we felt that it is important we return to the guidance of Mr Ikeda and remind ourselves once again. Please read and carefully ponder. Ten points to always keep in mind, and manifest in our behaviour at all times. First, never be haughty. Leader must be modest through… Read More The way of a Gakkai leader
This question is probably in everyone’s mind this week. If you will hear us out, here are our thoughts: We do gokuyo for Buddhism, not for SGM. There are many ways to contribute to the Law, one of them is with sincere chanting to Gohonzon, helping our friends in pain, introducing and encouraging others to… Read More Should I do gokuyo for SGM?