What is SGI-USA

Soka Gakkai International-USA (SGI-USA)

The SGI-USA is an American Buddhist organization whose mission is to contribute to peace, culture and education based on the philosophy and ideals of the Buddhism of Nichiren.

Members of the Soka Gakkai, or "Value Creation Society," practice the Buddhism of Nichiren for their personal enlightenment, and equally, for the development of a humane and peaceful society. The Soka Gakkai was founded in Japan in 1930 and has developed into an international organization, Soka Gakkai International (SGI), with members in more than 128 countries. Soka is a Japanese word meaning value creation, Gakkai means society.

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