Impressions of the Hall of the Great Vow for Kosen Rufu

Members around the SGI-USA who have visited the Hall of the Great Vow for Kosen-rufu in Shinanomachi, Tokyo, to hear impressions of their experiences.


Lighting the Way for Others, I’m No Longer Alone

Marcos Hernandez, of Los Angeles, shares how fighting for others happiness, helped him find his own.


SGI President Ikeda’s Message Commemorating the Soka Gakkai’s Founding

A Life Dedicated to Realizing the Great Vow for Kosen-rufu


Celebrating the Fifth Anniversary of the Hall of the Great Vow for Kosen-rufu

In these last five years, several million members have visited the Hall, including more than 30,000 from the SGI-USA.


The Vow for Kosen-rufu

Monument Dedication


Making Further Dynamic Strides as a World Religion

The Fifth Anniversary of the Hall of the Great Vow for Kosen-rufu


The Lay Nun Sennichi

The Mentor-Disciple Relationship and the Journey of Kosen-rufu


Q: What does it mean to make a vow in Buddhism?

"Buddhism also teaches that all people cherish a fundamental wish in the depths of their lives—that is, to find happiness for themselves and to see their loved ones also become happy."


Discussion Meetings Are the Heart of the Soka Gakkai

"These small gatherings are microcosms of human harmony. They are democracy in action."