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Art is Liberation

Life is painful. It has thorns, like the stem of a rose. Culture and art are the roses that bloom on the stem. The flower is yourself, your humanity. Art is the liberation of the humanity inside yourself. Daisaku Ikeda

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Building Happiness

It is impossible to build one’s own happiness on the unhappiness of others. This perspective is at the heart of Buddhist teachings. Daisaku Ikeda

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