Top
  • SGI President's 2015 Peace Proposal Released
  • Engaged Buddhism for a Changing World
  • Peace Through Dialogue
  • It Starts With One
  • Empowering People at the Grassroots

Molly Brown was on board the Titanic when it tragically sunk in 1912. Although she knew the ship was taking on water, she shouted to a panic-stricken fellow passenger: "There's no danger. It simply can't go down, because I'm on it and I'm unsinkable." Her bantering words, which rang out with the determination never to be defeated and never to give in to despair are said to have given courage to her fellow passengers. Those who stand up at a crucial moment demonstrate genuine greatness.

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.

How to Chant

How to Chant(5:57)

For beginners, a short film demonstrating how to chant Nam-myoho-renge-kyo.

More films »

MEMBERS' STORIES

New Commitment to Society

New Commitment to Society

Marianne Acker describes how practicing Buddhism inspired her to lead a contributive life, volunteering social services for young women in need

MEMBERS’ STORIES ON VIDEO