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Buddhism in Action for Peace
History & Philosophy
Stories and reflections on the Buddhist approach to life
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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.
Nichiren writes, "If you light a lantern for another, it will also brighten your own way" (Gosho Zenshu, p. 1598). Please be confident that the higher your flame of altruistic action burns, the more its light will suffuse your life with happiness. Those who possess an altruistic spirit are the happiest people of all.View calender >>