In This Issue


Our Wonderful Soka Family

An essay from SGI President Ikeda’s series “The Eternal Citadel of Soka.”

On Encountering an Auspicious Time

Second Soka Gakkai president, Josei Toda, cherished a special memory of Albert Einstein.

How We Start the Day Is the Key to Victory in Life

Our practice of morning and evening gongyo is the foundation for advancing on the correct path of life.

Our Wonderful Soka Family

The Eternal Citadel of Soka

“Prayer Is the Courage to Persevere”

Through a life of unexpected suffering, Nadia Nunez learns to see the Buddha within.

Einstein’s Theory of Happiness

Sold at auction: his handwritten advice, given before a lecture at Keio University that Josei Toda and Tsunesaburo Makiguchi attended.

Introducing the First Master’s in Education of Its Kind

DePaul University will launch its master’s of education program in Value-Creating Education for Global Citizenship, based on the ideals of Soka education.

What Are Youth Most Concerned About Today?

A reporter took to the streets of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, in New York City to find out in a video that has been viewed by 22,000 people.

Students Tackle Nuclear Abolition

The Ikeda Center for Peace, Learning, and Dialogue welcomed students to discuss nuclear abolition at its first student peace seminar.

Raising Many Lions of Justice

Spotlight on Long Beach Chapter's dynamic advance toward next year's 50,000 Lions of Justice Festival.

Geographic Wonder of the World

A look at Morning Glory Pool in Yellowstone National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that spans 3,471 square miles across Wyoming, Montana and Idaho.

Leadership Manual Update

A streamlined online leadership appointment process is coming soon.

Refresh Your Faith in 2018!

FNCC seats available.

The Simultaneity of Cause and Effect

Chapter New Members Meeting: The principle of cause and effect forms the basis of Buddhist thinking.

Our Wonderful Soka Family

The Eternal Citadel of Soka