News

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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Experience

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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News

Buddhist Leader Calls for Increased Efforts to Rid World of Poverty and Ban Nuclear Weapons

Press Release TOKYO: Daisaku Ikeda, president of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Buddhist association, has today issued his 2015 peace proposal, “A Shared Pledge for a More Humane Future: To Eliminate Misery…

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Encouragement

Polish Your “Inner Sword”

by Daisaku Ikeda Those who are determined to win in the end, no matter what, are strong. In the depths of our lives, we each possess a precious “jeweled sword”…

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Encouragement

Learning About Dignity

By Daisaku Ikeda (Originally printed in the Japan Times on DEC 23, 2011)  On Dec. 19 the United Nations General Assembly, meeting in New York, adopted a historic new U.N….

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