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  • It Starts With One
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President Toda detested formality. And for this reason, as his disciple, I have tried to place foremost emphasis on substance. Formalities are important in certain cases, but mere formality without substance is evil. Formalities in and of themselves have no life, whereas substance is alive. Formality is provisional and substance essential. Formality is conventional and therefore conservative, but substance provides the impetus for progress and development.

Daisaku Ikeda

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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

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How Buddhism helped Khosi Kubeka, who grew up in apartheid-era South Africa, find her own strength.

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Engaged with Life

Engaged with Life

Ida Gbodossou-Adjevi talks about how her Buddhist practice has guided her efforts to promote women's empowerment in Togo

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