In This Issue


Discussion Meetings

Our Foundation-Discussion Meetings

Our discussion meetings are havens of harmony, where people share their joys and transcending differences of race, religion and social standing.


Joining in the Joyous Dance of Kosen-rufu

Helping others form a connection with Buddhism.


“On the Five Seasonal Festivals”

SGI President Ikeda’s Lecture Series


Fighting for the Dignity of All People

Shela Shanks shares her life of justice.


Bestowal of Prophecy

Core Buddhist Principles


“Message for Youth”
Chapter 17 (1 of 4)

Selections From SGI President Ikeda’s Collected Works


Who will inherit the Baton for Kosen-rufu?

District Profile: Pittsburgh East District


Becoming the Pillar of the Community

District Profile: McAllen District


Ikeda Wisdom Academy: May 2016

The Wisdom of the Lotus Sutra, vol. 6 Part 1, Section 1


The Most Enjoyable Gatherings in the World

"Cherishing each person is the fundamental spirit of the Soka Gakkai, and discussion meetings are the best place to develop this spirit."


Our Foundation—Discussion Meetings

The following is a reprint of an essay from SGI President Ikeda's "Light of the Century of Humanity" series, which originally appeared in December 11, 2009 Seiko Shimbun, the Soka Gakkai's daily newspaper.


Illness Gives Rise to the Resolve to Attain the Way

From SGI President Ikeda’s “Wisdom for Creating Happiness and Peace”.