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SGI Facts

SGI Headquarters is at:

Josei Toda International Center
15-3 Samon-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan
160-0017
Tel: 81-3-5360-9811
Fax: 81-3-5360-9881
Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

There are SGI members living in 192 countries and territories while there are 93 locally registered constituent SGI organizations. For a map giving approximate membership statistics click here.

Each SGI organization upholds the teachings of Nichiren Buddhism which originated in Japan, and functions based on the same objectives and principles as the Soka Gakkai in Japan. Each member organization, however, supports itself and is independently operated.

The Executive Board of SGI consists of representative members from different countries and holds meetings regularly.

In 1995, the SGI Executive Board adopted the SGI Charter, which states the purposes and principles of the Soka Gakkai International and the organization's aim to contribute to peace, culture and education based on the philosophy and ideals of Nichiren Buddhism.

View SGI Charter
View SGI Organizations

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