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ICAN Visits Soka Gakkai Headquarters

2017 Nobel Peace Prize laureate ICAN representatives Executive Director Beatrice Fihn and International Steering Group member Akira Kawasaki visited Soka Gakkai Headquarters in Tokyo on January 17 and were welcomed…

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Rebuilding Our Island With Courage and Hope

Powered by her vow for kosen-rufu, Shobhan Giterson, of St. Martin, finds the strength to rebuild her community amid the devastation of Hurricane Irma. Thank you for sharing your experience…

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Press Release: SGI Urges Nuclear Weapons Abolition at Vatican Conference

Tokyo, Nov 13, 2017: Hiromasa Ikeda, Vice President of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Buddhist association, joined other participants in stressing the moral case for ridding the world of nuclear weapons…

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To My Friends

The general meetings of
the “sisters of the Kayokai(*),”
redolent with hopes and dreams,
herald the coming of spring.
“[‘Joy’ means that] oneself and
others together experience joy.”(**)
Let’s illuminate society and the future
with the light of friendship and

(*)Kayokai is a young women’s training group throughout the SGI. In Japan, the young women are holding commemorative meetings in January.
(**)Refers to “joy” [in the passage “the benefits of responding with joy” (OTT, 146)

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