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2023 Ikeda Wisdom Academy Exam

Seeking spirit—Young men deepaen their faith by studying together, Portland, Oregon, September 2022.

The Ikeda Wisdom Academy is the SGI-USA’s advanced study program for district-national youth leaders. Since March 2021, the academy’s fifth class has studied select lectures by Ikeda Sensei in Learning from Nichiren’s Writings: The Teachings for Victory, volumes 1 and 2. To confirm academy members’ understanding of the content of these lectures, an exam will be administered on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023. Here are key details:

Who can take the exam?

All district-national youth leaders
Youth leaders who graduated to the women’s and men’s division in January 2023.

Where can the exam be taken?

At local SGI-USA centers. Please check with your local leaders for more information.
Examinees must bring a smartphone, tablet or laptop to take the exam.

What is the exam material?

Selections from Learning from Nichiren’s Writings: The Teachings for Victory, vols. 1 and 2
All the material can be accessed at:
Material can also be downloaded via:

Is there a study guide?

Workbook questions were published in the November 2022, December 2022 and January 2023 issues of Living Buddhism. 
A digital workbook can also be downloaded via:

How do I register?

1. Log in to the member portal:

2. Click “My Exams”

3. Click “Available Exams” > “Register” (The exam will only appear for eligible members. Contact your local zone office for questions.)

4. Registration deadline: Feb. 3, 2023.

Jan.1, 2023, World Tribune, p. 4

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