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Our lives are infinitely precious. To not attain a state of absolute happiness in this lifetime is a great loss. Our Buddhist practice exists so that we can attain indestructible happiness. We must fight to the fullest right now, not sometime in the future.

Daisaku Ikeda

SGI CENTERS

SGI CENTERS

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

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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.

History of the SGI

History of the SGI(4:54)

The history of SGI viewed through the lives of the first three presidents of the Soka Gakkai.

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MEMBERS' STORIES

The Starting Point for Action

The Starting Point for Action

Tripti Tandon, a lawyer working for a nongovernmental organization in India that strives to protect and promote human rights, talks about how her Buddhist practice helped her gain confidence

MEMBERS’ STORIES ON VIDEO