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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

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.

Interview with Khosi Kubeka

Interview with Khosi Kubeka(2:06)

How Buddhism helped Khosi Kubeka, who grew up in apartheid-era South Africa, find her own strength.

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MEMBERS' STORIES

Transforming Suffering into Mission

Transforming Suffering into Mission

Ana Bran, living in Australia, shares how she transformed deep loss and sorrow into a sense of profound appreciation through her Buddhist practice

MEMBERS’ STORIES ON VIDEO