“It's foolish to be obsessed with past failures. And it's just as foolish to be self-satisfied with one's small achievements. Buddhism teaches that the present and the future are what are important, not the past. It teaches us a spirit of unceasing challenge to win over the present and advance ever toward the future. ”.
Daisaku Ikeda

Why I Practise - Buddhism - Nottingham, Derby, Leicester, Lincoln  - SGI-UK East Midlands HQ - The Buddhism of Nichiren Daishonin

HannahMy name is Hannah, and I have been chanting for 20 years, I started when I was 16 years old. My boyfriend at the time was a Buddhist, he told me all about it and it all made such a lot of good sense to me that I gave it a go.

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CharmainWhy do I practise ?

Well, that's a very good question ? I ask myself this all the time.



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CharlieI first encountered this Buddhism through my Greek Language teacher back in early 1994 . I became friends with her and her husband and often used to go out drinking with them. They kept mentioning Buddhism and encouraging me to attend neetings but I had no interest at all - I mean, why would I ?

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