Writings on Buddhism
Key Elements of Buddhist Philosophy
Excerpts from the writings of SGI President Daisaku Ikeda on the history of Buddhism, and Buddhist practice and philosophy.
Excerpts from Treasures of the Heart, a book of buddhist parables in which SGI President Ikeda highlights core teachings of Buddhism and their relevance to our daily lives.
The Poor Woman’s Lamp (The Value of Sincerity)
The Parable of the Zither (The Middle Way)
The Birds of the Snow Mountains (The Importance of Constant Effort)
The Jewel Hidden in the Robe (Recognizing Our Innate Potential)
The Good Physician's Lesson (The Benefits of Virtuous Action)
Six Animals and One Pillar (Developing a State of Life Unperturbed by Desires)
The Two Bundles of Reeds (Interconnectedness)