Our History


The History of the Atsuhara Persecution

An essay from SGI President Ikeda’s “Thoughts on The New Human Revolution” series.

Our History

What happened on September 8, 1957?

Celebrating 60 years since 50,000 Soka Gakkai youth gathered at Yokohama’s Mitsuzawa Stadium for the “Festival of Youth.”

Our History

Aug. 24, 1947: Daisaku Ikeda Takes Faith

Commemorating 70 years since President Ikeda met his mentor Josei Toda, and received Gohonzon.

Our History

Happy Birthday!

The World Tribune celebrates its 53rd anniversary this month.

Living Buddhism

One Young Man Takes Faith

SGI President Ikeda meets his mentor.


Imparting Buddhist Humanism

SGI-USA General Director Emeritus Fred Mitsuaki Zaitsu recalls participating in President Ikeda’s groundbreaking lecture series on The Record of the Orally Transmitted Teachings, which began 55 years ago this month.

Our History

The Historic July 12 Tokyo Rally

SGI President Ikeda’s essay recalling 40,000 members gathering for justice in 1957.