What’s New?

Check out these new and soon-to-be-released SGI-USA books and online resources for refreshing and strengthening our own Buddhist practice and sharing Buddhism with others.


The World Tribune celebrated its 52nd birthday with a dynamic new website featuring the SGI-USA publications, World Tribune and Living Buddhism, at

  • The user friendly site includes current and archived World Tribune and Living Buddhism material in an easy-to-search format.
  • Content will be posted daily, including videos, interviews and more.
  • Mobile-and-tablet friendly.
  • All the content is shareable on social media.
  • Visitors can read five free articles per month before requiring a subscription.
  • Subscribers can keep their pulse on the SGI-USA’s activities through a weekly email newsletter.



An exciting new smartphone app is coming this month that will help gear up and strengthen your Buddhist practice! The app will help users keep track of their chanting time and goals, and stay inspired with encouragement from SGI President Ikeda, including his daily “To My Friends” guidance. Features also include a digital bell and links to major online SGI resources, such as the “Buddhist in America” YouTube series and the Soka Gakkai Nichiren Buddhism Library, where you can access Nichiren Daishonin’s writings and the Lotus Sutra book.


Gongyo Workout Video


This helpful tool will make learning gongyo an enjoyable experience for both members and guests alike. The online video will be available this month and can be accessed at:


The Sun of Youth

Sun-of-Youth-cover-front-CMYKThrough this compilation of SGI President Ikeda’s poetry dedicated to youth, refresh your appreciation for life, nature and the universe, and find inspiration, courage and hope. The book is available now at SGI-USA bookstores and online at




The Third Stage of Life

Third-Stage-of-LifeHow do we face the issues of aging, sickness and death? What are the keys to a healthy life? SGI President Ikeda discusses these topics and more in his new book The Third Stage of Life: Aging in Contemporary Society, which is available now for $9.95 at SGI-USA bookstores and online at




Stay Tuned

The Winning Life

A revised edition of the popular intro-to-Buddhism booklet will be available in the fall for $1 at SGI-USA bookstores and online at Added features will include new, dynamic covers, an easy-to-read format and a Q&A section.


SGI-USA Online Bookstore

The online bookstore,, will soon launch a revamped look and feel.



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