A Vision Without Action Is Just A Dream

SGI-USA(Official) Divorced from the cosmos, from nature, from society and from each other, we have become fractured and fragmented. Daisaku Ikeda Quotes @IkedaQuotes Chant for a Better Life: healthyheartworks: Nam Myoho Renge Kyo “If you are stuck, pray to release the chains of doubt and fear clouding your mind of faith. Pray for the unbounded … More A Vision Without Action Is Just A Dream

Daisaku Ikeda Passion From Respect – Quoteko.com

The true victors in life are those who, enduring repeated challenges and setbacks, have sent the roots of their being to such a depth that nothing can shake them. Daisaku Ikeda, SGI President March 15 http://www.sgi.org/sgi-president/daily-encouragement.html#.T9F_cDjwUFx.facebook Daisaku Ikeda Passion From Respect – Quoteko.com. http://quoteko.com/daisaku-ikeda-passion-from-respect.html http://publicuniversityonline.com/Default.aspx http://healthyheartworks.tumblr.com/post/55482371545/ancientart-the-statue-of-ramesses-the-great-at

Buddhist in America: Ryan Hayashi (Teach for America)

Buddhist in America: Ryan Hayashi (Teach for America) SGI International Soka University of America http://www.soka.edu/ Ryan Hayashi explains how the lowest point in his life-facing a felony drug charge in high school-became the starting point for a great transformation. Using his Buddhist practice of chanting nam-myoho-renge-kyo, Ryan uses the suffering caused from his troubled youth … More Buddhist in America: Ryan Hayashi (Teach for America)

Buddhist in America: Kobe Miyake – You Can Count On Me (Bruno Mars)

Amazing article by Kobe Miyake in California about challenging bullying and discrimination from the World Tribune: http://sgiusapublications.newspaperdirect.com/epaper/showlink.aspx?bookmarkid=QTOISOV05C38 SGI-USA(Official) Find Kobe’s cover of Bruno Mars “You Can Count on Me,” here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-gtEbnqFuEc Composing Hope- Kobe Miyake Kobe Miyake performs Bruno Mars’ “You Can Count on Me,” to inspire those facing bullying and discrimination. After hearing anti-gay … More Buddhist in America: Kobe Miyake – You Can Count On Me (Bruno Mars)

Buddhist in America: Onaje Allen Gumbs feat. Ronald Shannon Jackson

Onaje Allen Gumbs Presents New Vintage …Blood Life! Solo Piano Improvisations Based on the Melodies of Ronald Shannon Jackson. http://stashdauber.blogspot.com/2013/12/onaje-allen-gumbs-blood-life.html https://www.facebook.com/pages/Onaje-Allan-Gumbs-Presents-New-Vintage/438381919577162 http://www.ronaldshannonjackson.com/ http://blogs.dallasobserver.com/dc9/2013/10/ronald_shannon_jackson_rip.php http://blogs.dallasobserver.com/dc9/2013/12/music_scene_north_texas_rip.php https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10201140087575181.1073741846.1559347848&type=1&l=a2f6017732 “Bloodlife” ~ Ronald Shannon Jackson in North Oak Cliff, Texas  

Rehumanization – Metta Center

From Principles to Practice….. A growing, and already abundant body of scientific evidence establishes beyond doubt that the natural condition of human beings includes, perhaps primarily, a large capacity for empathy and mutual identification. Human beings can, however, mentally dehumanize others, i.e. deny that the other is also human, and this process, which one scientist … More Rehumanization – Metta Center