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Soka Gakkai Urges Elimination of Nuclear Weapons on 75th Anniversary of Atomic Bombings

TOKYO, Aug 6, 2020: To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Soka Gakkai Buddhist organization has put out a statement calling for the elimination of nuclear weapons and the early entry into force…

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Podcast Episode 8, “The Buddhist Perspective on Racism,” Out Now

At its root, racism is born of a very human tendency that exists in all of us to discriminate against others, often out of fear. Combined with power, this discrimination becomes institutionalized, and we see it in virtually every…

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“Why I Started Chanting” Video Out Now!

SGI-USA member Oscar Villaseñor shares how chanting Nam-myoho-renge-kyo changed how he viewed himself. There’s more to it though, so check out the video here!

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Standing Up for Others

SGI-USA member Ron Goode, of Virginia, shares a painful childhood experience, and how he uses his Buddhist practice today to stand up for others. You can check out the full video here on the SGI-USA YouTube page and…

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Online Bookstore Relaunches

The newly designed SGI-USA online bookstore made its debut, offering expanded resources for members and those interested in learning more about Nichiren Buddhism. The user-friendly site, bookstore.sgi-usa.org, features such categories as “New Arrivals,” “Bestsellers,” “E-books,” “Children’s Focus” and…

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