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At a crucial moment it is the strength and courage of ordinary people who have no name or position in society that save the day. The famous, the well-connected, almost always have too much to lose, and they abandon the cause in order to protect themselves.

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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Rangatiratanga--The Work of Keeping True to One's Place

Rangatiratanga--The Work of Keeping True to One's Place

Ngapaki Emery shares her experience of coming to know a seemingly "foreign" practice of faith in relationship to her nationality as Māori.

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