Personal Experience of Buddhist Practice: Five Percent Chance of Survival By Savitri Bailey, New Zealand I haven’t been chanting for very long. My journey began on January 26, 2012 when a friend introduced me to Nichiren Buddhism. She and a local Women Division member came over to my place to […]
Overcome Kidney Failure through Daimoku by Nicki James, UK When I was born in 1966, the death of my grandmother, who was only 52, and the rapid deterioration of my mum’s health in that year revealed that all of us (and other family members) had inherited a genetic illness which develops […]
Personal Experience of Buddhist Practice: With Appreciation Comes Happiness 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 of my Filipino ethnicity, I also dealt with racism daily. One of my more vivid […]
Personal Experience of Buddhist Practice: From Tragedy to Good Fortune World Tribune (WT): Thank you for sharing your experience with us. What was life like in Taiwan? Sue Kuan: I worked at a bank while my husband worked at an architectural firm. We had two children and lived in […]
Experience of Personal Transformation: Arlen Vidal In this video Arlen Vidal tells of how she used her practice of Nichiren Buddhism to find her mission as an educator who works to empower underprivileged youth.
10 Celebrities who are Members of Soka Gakkai Soka Gakkai, which means “Value-Creating Society,” is a lay Buddhist organization under the umbrella of Nichiren Buddhism. The core practice of Soka Gakkai is to chant the title of the Lotus Sutra – “Nam Myoho Renge Kyo” – and recite excerpts of […]
Differences in Doctrines and Practices: Nichiren Shu, Nichiren Shoshu, and Soka Gakkai Nichiren Buddhism is one of the most eminent branches of Mahayana Buddhism that is based on the teachings of the 13th century Japanese monk, Nichiren (1222-1282). Under Nichiren Buddhism, there are several major schools and many sub-schools. The […]