Soka Spirit

40 Years Since Stormy April 24, 1979

Part 1 of 5 of Vigilantly Safeguarding Buddhism

The following article is the first in a five-part series describing the events leading up to April 24, 1979, when Daisaku Ikeda stepped down as third Soka Gakkai president to protect the members from the perverse machinations of the Nichiren Shoshu priesthood, which sought to wrest control of the lay organization. This incident came to

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