Faith in Revolution
DAISAKU IKEDA is President of the Soka Gakkai International, the world’s largest Buddhist lay group and America’s most diverse. In a rare interview, Ikeda speaks to contributing editor Clark Strand about his organization’s remarkable history, its oft-misunderstood practice, and what its members are really chanting for.
What is Nichiren Buddhism?
The Nichiren School founded in Japan by 13th-century Buddhist priest Nichiren, belongs to the Mahayana stream of Buddhism.
Ten States of Life
The boundless potential and life force in each individual is explained by the Buddhist concept of the Ten Worlds, a term referring to the ten different states of life condition every person can experience alike.
How Do I Get Started?
The Buddhism of Nichiren Daishonin is presently practiced by some 12 million believers around the world, associated with an organization called the Soka Gakkai International (SGI) .