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Back to listAug 26, 2007

SGI-Spain and SGI-Portugal Attend Summer Study Session

On August 26, 2007, some 700 SGI members from the Iberian Peninsula attended a combined SGI-Spain and SGI-Portugal summer study session in Madrid, Spain. SGI Study Department Chief Katsuji Saito lectured on one of Nichiren's letters of encouragement to Shijo Kingo, a samurai retainer versed in medicine and a devout follower of Nichiren. Mr. Saito encouraged the participants to seize true happiness in this life based on strong prayer, tenacity of purpose and concrete action.

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[Adapted from an article in the October 2, 2007 issue of the Seikyo Shimbun, Soka Gakkai, Japan]