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The heart is most important of all. In his classic The Little Prince, the French author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry writes: "It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye." It is just as he says. We cannot always tell whether something is genuine just with our eyes. Only by looking with the heart can we discern the true essence.

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.

Winning in Buddhism

Winning in Buddhism(7:37)

Marjatta Valkama from Finland explains the crucial challenge in Buddhism of winning over oneself.

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Acting Locally

Acting Locally

Yongjie Yon describes how practicing Buddhism enabled him to transform his shyness and lack of confidence into conviction and contribution to society

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