Encouragement

Where does SGI Buddhism stand on the issues of war and peace?

This Q&A series addresses frequently asked questions by those who are interested in Nichiren Buddhism. Q: My friend is hesitant to practice Buddhism because he says religion is to blame for…

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What Does the Term Gohonzon Mean?

The eternal life of the universe exists within each of us. The literal meaning of honzon is object of devotion. Go is an honorific. Even people who declare that they…

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Discussion Meetings Are Oases of Spiritual Revitalization

Monthly Message from SGI President Ikeda This monthly encouragement by SGI President Daisaku Ikeda was originally published in the November 2016 issue of the Daibyakurenge, the Soka Gakkai’s monthly study journal….

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Encouragement

Q&A on the SGI’s Spiritual Independence

The following is study material for the weekly Soka Spirit chanting sessions being held at SGI-USA Buddhist centers across the country. What happened 25 years ago? On Nov. 28, 1991,…

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50,000 Determined Youth

Based on our united efforts to strengthen the 4 Pillars of Kosen-rufu, 50,000 determined youth will gather in 2018 to respond to our mentor’s call and take a stand for…

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