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What matters is winning in the end; the wins and losses along the way are of secondary significance. It's final victory in life that counts and that is the reason for our Buddhist practice. No matter how powerful or famous or privileged a person might be, Nichiren says, from a Buddhist point of view it is all nothing more than a dream, an illusory pleasure; true happiness can only be attained by revealing the state of Buddhahood within your own life.

Daisaku Ikeda

SGI CENTERS

SGI CENTERS

There are SGI members in 192 countries and territories while there are 93 registered constituent SGI organizations.

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WHO WE ARE

The 12 million members of Soka Gakkai International (SGI) around the world embrace Nichiren Buddhism, a dynamic philosophy grounded in the realities of daily life.

How to Chant

How to Chant(5:57)

For beginners, a short film demonstrating how to chant Nam-myoho-renge-kyo.

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MEMBERS' STORIES

Committed to Justice

Committed to Justice

Through his practice of Nichiren Buddhism, Alvin Sykes has come to define success as "finding the truth and securing justice"

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