About SGI

Overview

Overview
Soka Gakkai International (SGI) is a lay Buddhist association with more than 12 million members in 192 countries and territories worldwide.

History

History
Soka Gakkai was founded in Japan in 1930 by Tsunesaburo Makiguchi as an educational reform society with an underpinning of Nichiren Buddhist philosophy.

Anti-Nuclear Declaration

Anti-Nuclear Declaration
On September 8, 1957, 2nd Soka Gakkai President Josei Toda made a declaration calling for nuclear abolition to the youth of Soka Gakkai.

Timeline

Timeline
A timeline of SGI's efforts toward nuclear abolition from 1957 to the present.

SGI President

SGI President
SGI President Daisaku Ikeda's efforts for peace span over 5 decades. A list of his peace proposals, articles, messages and dialogues concerning nuclear abolition.

Other Peace Activities

Other Peace Activities
Other peace activities by SGI include books, exhibits, humanitarian relief efforts, interfaith, UN and NGO activities.

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