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Those who wake up each morning with work to accomplish and a mission to fulfill are the happiest people of all. SGI members are like this. For us each day is one of supreme purpose and satisfaction. For us each day is New Year's Day. Please exert yourselves vigorously with the determination to live each day to the fullest, so that you may compose a golden diary of 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.

Winning in Buddhism

Winning in Buddhism(7:37)

Marjatta Valkama from Finland explains the crucial challenge in Buddhism of winning over oneself.

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MEMBERS' STORIES

Acting Locally

Acting Locally

Yongjie Yon describes how practicing Buddhism enabled him to transform his shyness and lack of confidence into conviction and contribution to society

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