If you are going to fall in love, try to make your relationship one that generates great spiritual creativity, one that is mutually enriching.

In May at age Daisaku Ikeda succeeds Toda as third president of the Soka Gakkai, which had grown into a major social force within Japan.


Encouragement: What is ICHINEN? Ichinen means to pray without doubt. Whenever you pray without doubt, all your prayers will be answered!

The Buddhism of Nichiren Daishonin: 26 January - SGI day

Happy Birthday Daisaku Ikeda President of Soka Gakkai International Jan

Daisaku Ikeda is a Buddhist philosopher, peacebuilder, educator, author and poet. He is the third president of the Soka Gakkai and the founding president of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI).

Daisaku Ikeda sees positive inner transformation--individual human revolution--as ultimately the only genuine way in which lasting peace can be established.

Daisaku Ikeda, front row, from right, in the fifth year of elementary school

Daisaku Ikeda during a trip to Baghdad, Iraq, in Exchange between people of different cultures is central to Ikeda's peace philosophy.