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Oakland Councilmember Honors Local SGI Center

OAKLAND—Dan Kalb, Oakland’s District 1 councilmember, selected the SGI-USA Oakland Buddhist Center in May as a representative to commemorate this year’s Asian American and Pacific Islander Month. In a newsletter to constituents, he explained that the center serves…

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Opening Up

Summoning courage, I discover my passion for discussing Buddhism with young people.  by Deepthi Gopi Stamford, Conn. Over two weeks in May, four students at the pre-K-12 school where I work suffered violent deaths. These tragedies, followed by…

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SGI Amplifies Voices of Youth, Faith Communities and Victims at Meeting of Parties to Nuclear Ban Treaty

Tokyo, Jun 24, 2022: From June 21 to 23, at the historic First Meeting of States Parties (1MSP) to the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), held in Vienna, Austria, the Soka Gakkai International (SGI) joined…

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To My Friends

Nichiren Daishonin admonishes,
“Be diligent in developing your faith
until the last moment of your life.”(*)
Let’s continue to advance dauntlessly
until we fulfill our vow!
Let’s strive for the sake of kosen-rufu
so that we have no regrets!

(*) “Letter to Niike,” WND I, 1027

Tentative translation of “To My Friends” published in the Seikyo Shimbun, based on President Ikeda’s recent guidance.

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SGI-USA Launches Buddhability

The SGI-USA is excited to announce a new platform specifically for youth and guests called Buddhability! The digital ecosystem features a website, weekly podcast, videos, social channels and more.

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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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