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Excerpts from the writings of SGI President Daisaku Ikeda on the history of Buddhism, and Buddhist practice and philosophy.
Short films introducing excerpts from SGI President Ikeda's university lectures on Buddhism.
(Harvard University, Cambridge, USA, September 24, 1993)
(Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal, November 2, 1995)Full text here
Excerpts from Treasures of the Heart, a book of buddhist parables in which SGI President Ikeda highlights core teachings of Buddhism and their relevance to our daily lives.
The ultimate essence of Nichiren Buddhism lies in living on through to the very end, pressing ever forward, courageously taking on each new challenge we encounter and never giving up. Constructing eternal glory--the state of Buddhahood--within our own lives is the purpose of our Buddhist practice in this lifetime; hence Nichiren's constant urging that we make tenacious efforts in the present.View calender >>