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With Appreciation Comes Happiness

Leonides Arpon<p>My parents left the Philippines for better work opportunities in Israel, and although I was born and raised there, the law denied me …

Daily Encouragement

August 19<p>Buddhism is wisdom. As long as we have wisdom, we can put all things to the best use; we can turn everything in the direction of …

The Wisdom of the Lotus Sutra

With the collapse of communism and a pervasive absence of philosophy in our age, humanity is now directing its gaze beyond the present in search of a …

Gongyo and Daimoku

[© Topp Enge Jonasen]<p>Chanting daimoku, Nam-myoho-renge-kyo, is termed the “primary practice” and reading or reciting the “Hoben” and …

A Great Human Revolution

"A great human revolution in just a single individual will help achieve a change in the destiny of a nation, and, further, will enable a change in …

A Palace of Artistic and Cultural Exchanges—Soka Gakkai Malaysia

The “Coming of Age” exhibition [© SGM]<p>SGI President Daisaku Ikeda has written: “The differences between people need not act as barriers that wound, …

Nepal Earthquake Relief Activities

In response to the April 25 and May 12 earthquakes in Nepal, SGI-Nepal members have been carrying out relief activities both in the capital city of …

The Middle Way

Throughout the 2,500-year history of Buddhism, the concept of the Middle Way has seen multiple interpretations, but, simply, it describes the way or …

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A Quiet Revolution


Gratitude, Marvin Bentulan


Buddhism and Human Relationships, Melanie Gregg


Shipra Mehndiratta, member of BSG (SGI-India)

Soka Gakkai - SGI Our Shared Humanity


Soka Gakkai Malaysia


Embattled Buddhists: Under the Rising Sun

Sokka Gakkai en Italie. Quatrième religion en Italie. reportage de télé matin de france 2


Buddhist Concepts

What is the Bodhisattva way of life? How can we develop compassion? What does Nam-myoho-renge-kyo mean? The articles below answer these questions and …

Practice for Oneself and Others

[© Bull’s Eye/Getty Images]<p>Nichiren Buddhism promises that one can attain Buddhahood in this lifetime. But what does it mean to attain Buddhahood or …

Do Nichiren Buddhists Believe in God?

<i>by Greg Martin-World Tribune</i><p>The answer to this question depends heavily on how one envisions God. One survey reports that ninety-nine percent of …

Thoughts on Friendship

Daisaku Ikeda<p>I believe friendship is the most genuinely humane relationship of which we are capable. To be understood and appreciated for oneself is …