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High Priest’s Expression of Sympathy

Dear Members of Myosenji Hokkeko Chapter,

High Priest Nichinyo Shonin has issued an expression of His sympathy for the victims of the earthquake and tsunami. This is a tentative Myosenji translation.

Expression of Sympathy

From the bottom of my heart, I want to express my deepest sympathy to the victims of eastern Japan’s earthquake and tsunami.

I am deeply saddened by the many precious lives lost to this great disaster.

I offer my heartfelt prayer for the peace and happiness of those who fell victim to this tragedy. At the same time, I want to express my deep condolences to the survivors.

I offer my sincere prayer for the healing of the survivors and a strong recovery from this calamity.

For the members of our local Nichiren Shoshu temples affected by this disaster, please believe in the power of the Mystic Law. I offer my prayer for you to overcome this great obstacle with a strong and unwavering faith.

Please accept my sincere expression of sympathy.

March 14, 2011

Nichinyo Hayase
68th High Priest of Nichiren Shoshu