Encouragement

SGI President Issues 2018 Peace Proposal

Tokyo, Jan 26, 2018: Buddhist philosopher Daisaku Ikeda, president of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI), issued his annual peace proposal titled “Toward an Era of Human Rights: Building a People’s Movement.” Ikeda welcomes the July 2017 adoption of the Treaty on…

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Encouragement

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 by Soka Gakkai President Minoru Harada. SGI Youth…

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Encouragement

Developing a Habit of Winning

Goals enable us to harness the energy of courage, wisdom and compassion that powers our lives. Dear World Tribune: In light of the 50,000 Lions of Justice Festival next year, I’m wondering why we, as SGI members, focus so…

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Experience

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 with us. How did your family start practicing…

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Encouragement

Q: Sometimes I feel like my arrogance gets the best of me. How can I overcome arrogance?

This Q&A series answers frequently asked questions about SGI Nichiren Buddhism. Q: How can I overcome arrogance? A: When we think about arrogance, we often relate it to having overbearing pride or feeling superior to others. Buddhism, however,…

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