What is Nam Myoho Renge Kyo?

Nichiren taught that all the benefits of the wisdom contained in the Lotus Sutra can be realized by chanting its title [Nam] Myoho-renge-kyo. The universal law of life is expressed…

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SGI President Ikeda’s 2016 Peace Proposal Calls for Respect for Dignity of All, Protection of Refugees and Most Vulnerable

TOKYO, Jan 26, 2016 — In his annual peace proposal released on January 26, titled “Universal Respect for Human Dignity: The Great Path to Peace,” Daisaku Ikeda, president of the…

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With Appreciation Comes Happiness

By Leonides Arpon Brooklyn, N.Y. My parents left the Philippines for better work opportunities in Israel, and although I was born and raised there, the law denied me citizenship. Because…

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To My Friends

Kosen-rufu means cultivating
and expanding friendship.
Encouraging and being encouraged–
such exchanges of the heart
are the direct path to creating peace!

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SGI-USA Presents:“Buddhist in America-Jimmy Anicet"

As a child, Jimmy Anicet was nicknamed “the mute,” as he struggled to find the confidence to speak out, especially for what he believed in. In this video, Jimmy, of Boston, shares how his Buddhist practice helped him find the courage to become a stand-up comedian who speaks out to encourage others.

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The SGI-USA publishes books that apply the wisdom of Buddhism to daily life and introduce people to the practice of Nichiren Buddhism.

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