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Buddhism for
Human Dignity

About the Soka Philosophy of
Buddhist Humanism

Buddhism is a tradition based on a profound reverence for life and the unlimited potential within every living being. Beginning with Shakyamuni Buddha in India, it has focused on awakening the individual to the courage, compassion, hope, wisdom and joy within. Soka, or “value creation,” brings this truth to life in society, where a transformation in a single individual can enable a change in their family, community and society as a whole.

Applying the Philosophy

The Soka Gakkai International

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