Experiences

I grew up in the capital of West Kalimantan in Indonesia. Since young, I often pondered why some of my friends and relatives were so poor that they had to share their food with neighbours. There was also a friend who was born into a...

When I was 8, my family shifted from a house in a kampong off Yio Chu Kang Road to a three-room HDB flat in Hougang in accord with the government’s resettlement plans in the 1980s. Though still young, I knew that my parents were excited...

My family was under dire financial circumstances when my mum was introduced to Nichiren Buddhism and subsequently, took up faith. I was just three years old then. Due to business failure and influence from bad friends, my dad had to sell off our house and...

Nichiren Daishonin writes: “Employ the strategy of the Lotus Sutra before any other.” (WND-1, 1001) I used to strategise first before anything else, chanting is definitely not my priority. But now, no matter what happens, chanting always come first, so that I can manifest wisdom,...