Back to listJan 10, 2008

SGI President Site Launched

On January 10, 2008, Soka Gakkai launched an English language website about the life, achievements and philosophy of SGI President Daisaku Ikeda ( As well as an extensive biographical section, the site presents comprehensive analysis of Mr. Ikeda's thinking and achievements as a Buddhist philosopher, peacebuilder and educator. It also makes available a selection of his essays, speeches, poetry and other writings, as well as news about his activities.

The website, created by the Daisaku Ikeda website committee, aims to provide a useful resource for scholars, journalists and other interested members of the public.

The site is the first in a planned series of three offering information on the first three presidents of the Soka Gakkai. Biographical websites dedicated to first Soka Gakkai President Tsunesaburo Makiguchi and his successor Josei Toda are slated to be launched later this year.

Other sites related to Daisaku Ikeda launched in 2006 are Daisaku Ikeda Book Section, which provides information about his published works, and which features a selection of his quotes on different topics.