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Encouragement--offering encouraging words--is important. Nichiren states, "The voice does the Buddha's work" (Gosho Zenshu, p. 708). Sincere words of encouragement have the power to give people hope and courage to go on living.

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

Learning to Trust

Learning to Trust

Angie Ng Choy Hong was able to confront difficult family relationships and serious illness by practicing Buddhism and deepening her understanding of the mentor-disciple relationship, a key tenet of Nichiren Buddhism

MEMBERS’ STORIES ON VIDEO