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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.
We could liken doing gongyo and chanting daimoku to the Earth's rotation on its axis, while taking part in activities resembles the Earth's revolution around the Sun. To enter this path, which enables us to savor a state where life is an unparalleled joy, is itself proof of our attainment of Buddhahood. In the present age, SGI activities represent the means by which we can attain Buddhahood.View calender >>