Top
  • Engaged Buddhism for a Changing World
  • Peace Through Dialogue
  • It Starts With One
  • Empowering People at the Grassroots

Encouragement--offering encouraging words--is important. Nichiren states, "The voice does the Buddha's work" (Gosho Zenshu, p. 708). Sincere words of encouragement have the power to give people hope and courage to go on living.

Daisaku Ikeda

SGI CENTERS

SGI CENTERS

There are SGI members in 192 countries and territories while there are 93 registered constituent SGI organizations.

Find an SGI center

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.

More films »

MEMBERS' STORIES

Shout It Out

Shout It Out

Rap artist NYCCA talks about how Nichiren Buddhism helps shape his music and enables him to lead a life of integrity

MEMBERS’ STORIES ON VIDEO