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What matters is winning in the end; the wins and losses along the way are of secondary significance. It's final victory in life that counts and that is the reason for our Buddhist practice. No matter how powerful or famous or privileged a person might be, Nichiren says, from a Buddhist point of view it is all nothing more than a dream, an illusory pleasure; true happiness can only be attained by revealing the state of Buddhahood within your own life.

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There are SGI members in 192 countries and territories while there are 93 registered constituent SGI organizations.

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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.

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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The Starting Point for Action

The Starting Point for Action

Tripti Tandon, a lawyer working for a nongovernmental organization in India that strives to protect and promote human rights, talks about how her Buddhist practice helped her gain confidence

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