In This Issue


Feature

Peace, Dialogue and Nonviolence

On the founding ideals of Buddhism.


Peace—The Foundation for Lasting Human Happiness

A Poem by SGI President Daisaku Ikeda.


“What Type of World Are You Willing to Fight to Create?”

A message from SGI-USA Women’s Leader Akemi Bailey-Haynie.


My First Days of Practice: Franklin & Megan

Franklin Myers and Megan Lindgren share their first experiences practicing Soka Gakkai Nichiren Buddhism.


When Mothers Unite

How Maria Valdez transformed the pain of losing her sons to violence into a resolve for peace.


Publications Launch worldtribune.org

The “Voice of Courage and Hope” goes live on Aug. 15, the newspaper’s 52nd birthday.


The Third Stage of Life

Encouragement on aging in contemporary society.


Of “Outstanding Universal Value”

UNESCO adds 21 World Heritage sites to its list.


Run, Melos!

A story of unwavering friendship.


Peace, Dialogue and Nonviolence

On the founding ideals of Buddhism.


Q&A on “Teacher of the Law”

The following is study material for the weekly Soka Spirit chanting sessions being held at SGI-USA Buddhist centers across the country.