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SGI President Issues 2017 Peace Proposal

Tokyo, Jan 26, 2017: Daisaku Ikeda, president of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Buddhist association, issued his 35th annual peace proposal titled “The Global Solidarity of Youth: Ushering in a New Era of Hope” on January 26, 2017. While acknowledging numerous global challenges from armed conflict to the refugee crisis, Ikeda rejects pessimism, citing his […]more

Wisdom for
Daily Living

February 21, 2017

What makes man truly human is, I believe, his ability to act not only for his own sake but for the sake of his neighbours, society and the entire human race.

- SGI President Daisaku Ikeda

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SSA Hosts Teachers from OnePeople.sg “CultureScope”

On November 22, eleven teachers from the Anglo-Chinese School visited Senja Soka Centre under “CultureScope”, an engagement programme for educators organised by OnePeople.sg. The programme included visits to religious sites and provided an opportunity for participants to explore elements of the community which contribute towards building the strength of our social fabric in Singapore. This […]more

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SSA’s Heartwarming Performance at NDP 2016

SSA Young Women Division will be representing SSA to present a mass display item in Singapore’s National Day Parade (NDP) 2016. The theme of NDP 2016 is “Building Our Singapore of Tomorrow”. This parade celebrates Singapore 51st year of independence, which is also the first year that opens the next 50 years of Singapore’s history. It […]more

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Engaging with Students from Rainbow Centre’s Margaret Drive School

July 7, 2016 – Bright and early in the morning, 20 volunteers from the Soka Volunteers Group (SVG) gathered at the Rainbow Centre (Margaret Drive School) to participate in the annual Senior Camp for students with Autism or multiple physical disabilities who are aged between 13 – 18 years old. The volunteers took on the roles […]more

Who We Are

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Singapore Soka Association is a Buddhist association registered in 1972 that promotes the understanding and practice of Nichiren Buddhism. more

SGI

The SGI is a global network of Soka-affliated organisations that span 192 countries and territories around the globe.
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2016 Peace Proposal

Universal Respect for Human Dignity: The Great Path to Peace

Every year, SGI President Daisaku Ikeda publishes a peace proposal which explores the interrelation between core Buddhist concepts and the diverse challenges global society faces in the effort to realize peace and human security. In addition, he has also made proposals touching on issues such as education reform, the environment, the United Nations and nuclear abolition. more

Readings

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“The People’s President” – S R Nathan

Singapore is a small nation. But a nation’s size has no relationship to its greatness. What makes a country great? From a human perspective, isn’t a great country one that produces great people? If that is true, Singapore is a great nation indeed. How unassuming he is! The moment I met President S R Nathan […]

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A Winning Life

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Winning Trust and Confidence through Earnest Efforts

2014 marks the 30th anniversary of Tan Ah Kam and her husband’s practice of Nichiren Buddhism. Through their Buddhist practice, they summoned forth the courage to embark on starting a fish stall business in a wet market, though without any prior experience in this business. As fishmongers, their day begins at 4am. Ah Kam’s husband would […]

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Feature Article

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Singapore Soka Association—Promoting Harmonious Coexistence in the Lion City

  Races, languages religious faith and customs intermingle, for this truly is a crossroads of East and West— A microcosm of the world. A land made mighty with cultural diversity. —SGI President Daisaku Ikeda Singapore is a young nation with a population of just over five million. In 2015, it celebrated the 50th anniversary of […]

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