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Statement to 2022 NPT Review Conference Calling for No First Use of Nuclear Weapons (July 26, 2022)

On July 26, 2022, SGI President Daisaku Ikeda issued a statement to the 2022 NPT Review Conference calling for “No First Use” of nuclear weapons.

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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

The Daishonin affirms,
“The ray of light from the daimoku
reaches all the way to the hell of
incessant suffering and makes it
possible for [the deceased] to attain
Buddhahood then and there.”(*)
Our daily gongyo and chanting of
daimoku serve as the ultimate
memorial for the deceased.
In Buddhism, we can experience joy
in both life and death!

(*)OTT, p. 17

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

Monday, August 8, 2022, is a press holiday for the Seikyo Shimbun. “To My Friends” will resume on Tuesday, August 9.

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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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