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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.

Nurturing Seeds of Hope in the Amazon: Environmental Education in Action

Nurturing Seeds of Hope in the Amazon: Environmental Education in Action(10:02)

Introducing the Amazon Ecological Conservation Center near Manus, Brazil.

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MEMBERS' STORIES

Transforming Suffering into Mission

Transforming Suffering into Mission

Ana Bran, living in Australia, shares how she transformed deep loss and sorrow into a sense of profound appreciation through her Buddhist practice

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