The Covid-19 pandemic in the past two to three years has impacted many people’s lives. It poses an even greater challenge to families of children with special needs. I am very fortunate to have enco
On 25 November, SGS conducted a Memorial Prayer Session in honour of SGI President Daisaku Ikeda, attended by SGS leader representatives and community partners. General Director Tay Eng Kiat led the memorial prayers, followed by incense offering by all attendees. Sharing of remarks by Soka Gakkai leaders during the 23 November Memorial service held in Tokyo, Japan, were also read out by SGS representatives.
Nationwide Memorial Prayer Sessions in honour of Ikeda Sensei will also be carried out for all members at all SGS centers on 26 November.
On 26 November, more than 11,000 members attended Memorial Prayer Sessions held in honour of Ikeda Sensei across 7 centers, to offer their prayers to Ikeda Sensei with profound gratitude.
Members poured into SGS Centers as early as 8am to evening 8pm, to attend the various Memorial Prayer Sessions.
Many were deeply touched by General Director Tay Eng Kiat’s tribute to Ikeda Sensei’s life dedicated to kosen-rufu and SGS senior leaders’ sharing of remarks by Soka Gakkai leaders – Senior Vice President Hiromasa Ikeda, Women Leader Kimiko Nagaishi, and President Harada – at the Soka Gakkai Memorial Prayer Session held in Tokyo, Japan, on 23 November.
Let us all continue to keep our mentor Ikeda Sensei at heart as we advance kosen-rufu with his same spirit for the peace and happiness of humanity.
SGS General Director’s Monthly Editorial
In this new podcast series, “Exploring the Lives of Nichiren Daishonin’s Disciples”, let us learn from eleven of Nichiren Daishonin’s disciples while exploring the tremendous potential of youth and the profound teachings of Nichiren Buddhism, as adapted from “SGI President Ikeda’s Encouragement for the Future Division: Building a Bright Future Based on Our Vow”.
This new column — “Victorious Golden Years”, is dedicated to our pioneering members in their third stage of life, in the wish to support them to live a most value-creative and victorious life based on the teachings of Nichiren Buddhism and the guidance of SGI President Ikeda.
In this series, we bring to you SGS members who hold unique jobs contributing actively to the society while living their lives to the fullest as Nichiren Buddhists.
In this segment “The New Human Revolution & I”, we feature lionhearted SGS members on their personal journey studying the NHR and how it has encouraged them in their daily life.
In this series, we shall explore the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and be inspired by our members’ efforts on sustainable actions!
Several stories are found in the Buddhist scriptures. Shakyamuni Buddha used parables to teach his disciples about certain aspects of Buddhist faith. Nichiren Daishonin, in his writings called Gosho, referred to some of these stories to explain his teachings to his disciples.
Enjoy the series of Buddhist Tales put together for your reading!
Let us learn from the various stories and anecdotes as shared in President Ikeda’s Peace Proposals!