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Writings on Buddhism

Key Elements of Buddhist Philosophy


Introductory Materials

Excerpts from the writings of SGI President Daisaku Ikeda on the history of Buddhism, and Buddhist practice and philosophy.

On Shakyamuni        Kosen-rufu  
The Wisdom of the Lotus Sutra        On Practice 
On Nichiren Gongyo and Daimoku
On Attaining Buddhahood in this Lifetime The Flowering of Creative Life Force
The Bodhisattva Ideal My Mentor in Life
Human Revolution Gender Equality in Buddhism

Speeches on Buddhism

Short films introducing excerpts from SGI President Ikeda's university lectures on Buddhism.

Mahayana Buddhism and Twenty-first Century Civilization (Parts 1-3) (17:54)

(Harvard University, Cambridge, USA, September 24, 1993)


Homage to the Sagarmatha of Humanism: The Living Lessons of Gautama Buddha (Parts 1 and 2) (17:17)

(Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal, November 2, 1995)

Applying Buddhism


Applying Buddhism

Excerpts from SGI President Daisaku Ikeda's dialogues with youth representatives on both relationships and work, and with members of the Soka Gakkai Doctors' Division on health.

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