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Compassion is the very soul of Buddhism. To pray for others, making their problems and anguish our own; to embrace those who are suffering, becoming their greatest ally; to continue giving them our support and encouragement until they become truly happy--it is in such humanistic actions that Nichiren Buddhism lives and breathes.

Daisaku Ikeda

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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.

Treasuring Diversity

Treasuring Diversity(4:45)

Anthony George from South Africa explains how valuing diversity is central to Buddhism.

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Summoning up the Determination to Win

Summoning up the Determination to Win

Lyla Cansfield created a brilliant new career for herself as a result of having to confront serious illness

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