SGI-USA Responds to Shootings in Orlando, Florida

June 13, 2016 On behalf of our Soka Gakkai International-USA (SGI-USA) Buddhist community, we offer both our deep prayers and our resolve for action in response to the senseless murder…

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Buddhist in America- Michelle Riofrio

Buddhist in America- Michelle Riofrio  

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With Appreciation Comes Happiness

By Leonides Arpon Brooklyn, N.Y. My parents left the Philippines for better work opportunities in Israel, and although I was born and raised there, the law denied me citizenship. Because…

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To My Friends

The strategy of the Lotus Sutra
means to pray powerfully and
thoroughly, to unite wisely
in solidarity, and to courageously
launch an all out offensive.
Today, again, let’s make
a breakthrough!

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Buddhist in America-Jimmy Anicet

As a child, Jimmy Anicet was nicknamed “the mute,” as he struggled to find the confidence to speak out, especially for what he believed in. In this video, Jimmy, of Boston, shares how his Buddhist practice helped him find the courage to become a stand-up comedian who speaks out to encourage others.

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The SGI-USA publishes books that apply the wisdom of Buddhism to daily life and introduce people to the practice of Nichiren Buddhism.

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