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Daisaku Ikeda



Daisaku Ikeda is a Japanese Buddhist philosopher and interpreter of Nichiren Buddhism as well as a noted peace activist and advocate for nuclear disarmament. He is the founding president of Soka Gakkai International, the largest lay Buddhist organization in the world, following Soka Gakkai, which is the largest of the new Japanese religious movements.

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Buddhism: The First Millennium

Beginning with the events immediately following the dark days after the death of Shakyamuni and continuing over a period of 1,000 years, this dynamic tome covers a vast and complex series of events and developments in the history of Buddhism.

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Choose Peace: A Dialogue Between Johan Galtung and Daisaku Ikeda

Johan Galtung and Daisaku Ikeda are two major figures in international peace studies. Ikeda is a leading Buddhist, author and educator and is deeply rooted in the Mahayana Buddhism of Nichiren.

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The Way of Youth: Buddhist Common Sense for Handling Life's Questions

Daisaku Ikeda, who offers spiritual leadership to 12 million Soka Gakkai Buddhists throughout the world, responds to the complicated issues facing American young people in a straightforward question-and-answer format.

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FindCenter Quotes ImageEven if things don’t unfold the way you expected, don’t be disheartened or give up. One who continues to advance will win in the end.

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Creating the Culture of Peace: A Clarion Call for Individual and Collective Transformation

The culture of peace and non-violence is essential to human existence, development and progress. In 1999, the United Nations General Assembly adopted by consensus the norm-setting, forward-looking “Declaration and Programme of Action on a Culture of Peace”.

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Shine Like the Morning Sun

In this collection of essays for women, SGI President Ikeda sings the praises of the ''mothers of kosen-rufu'' for their strength, wisdom, and faith. Filled with stories of women he's met or women from history, Shine Like the Morning Sun explores Buddhist philosophy from myriad angles.

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Hope Is a Decision: Selected Essays

How do we remain optimistic when the world seems to be falling apart around us? In these intimate essays, the author leads the reader on an inspirational journey to find answers and hope in troubled times.

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FindCenter Quotes Imageit is impossible to build one’s own happiness on the unhappiness of others. This perspective is at the heart of Buddhist teachings.

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The Living Buddha: An Interpretive Biography

An intimate portrayal of one of history's most important and obscure figures, the Buddha, this chronicle reveals him not as a mystic, but a warm and engaged human being that was very much the product of his turbulent times.

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Daisaku Ikeda Tribhuvan University Nepal 2 11 1995

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