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Today we’re talking how to move on after experiencing loss. Our guest is Hannah Jones, of Ohio, who shares how she encountered SGI Nichiren Buddhism while in high school, and how it helped her navigate the loss of her best friend—her older brother—and ultimately find her way back to her dreams.
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1:03 How Hannah started practicing Buddhism as a teenager
5:05 Her first experience chanting Nam-myoho-renge-kyo
10:00 The family dynamics she chanted about
15:53 How Buddhism helped her deal with the loss of her brother
28:09 The shift in their relationship
32:01 How having Buddhist friends helped at the darkest time
37:59 Hannah’s favorite Buddhist quote
41:06 The internal breakthrough she experienced
47:07 Her dream to go into psychology
48:43 Advice for anyone grappling with loss
- Discussions on Youth, p. 69
- A Piece of Mirror and Other Essays, p. 83
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