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A Portuguese edition of The Collected Writings of Nichiren Daishonin, Volume 1, was recently published by Editora Brasil Seikyo. On May 24, Brazil SGI (BSGI) launched the new book at a commemorative event held at its Dr. Daisaku Ikeda Culture Center in São Paulo.
The volume is the first of three planned volumes, and it contains 88 of Nichiren’s writings and treatises including “On Establishing the Correct Teaching for the Peace of the Land” and “The Opening of the Eyes.” The foreword was contributed by SGI President Daisaku Ikeda.
In the foreword, Mr. Ikeda highlighted the significance of the work in opening up a path for the advancement of dialogue between Buddhism and other religions in the Portuguese-speaking countries of the world.
The translation into Portuguese was supervised by Masato Ninomiya, an assistant professor at São Paulo University’s Department of International Law.
[Adapted from an article in the June 12, 2014, issue of Seikyo Shimbun, Soka Gakkai, Japan; photos courtesy of Seikyo Shimbun]
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