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March 16—The Coronation Ceremony of Soka Youth

President Ikeda recalls the historic March 16, 1958, ceremony, in which second Soka Gakkai President Josei Toda bequeathed the mission of kosen-rufu to the youth.

by SGI President Daisaku Ikeda My eyes were focused unwaveringly on the future. Yet, seeing the frail condition of my mentor in life, second Soka Gakkai President Josei Toda, a deep pain tore through my heart, as if the floodgates of all the sorrow and apprehension I had long harbored had suddenly burst. ■   ■

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