Book Presentation to Singapore President and Prime Minister

A Tribute to the Lion City: The Jewel of Southeast Asia was launched in August 2015 in celebration of Singapore’s Golden Jubilee. It contains SGI President Ikeda’s writings, thoughts and interactions with Singapore, her leaders and her people over the course of his three visits to Singapore in 1988, 1995 and 2000. President Ikeda personally autographed two copies of the […]more

Wisdom for
Daily Living

February 6, 2016

People have different missions to fulfil and different places where they must live to fulfil them. The person who decides to establish himself firmly in his community and who continues to advance with perseverance and hope while struggling with reality will be a victor in life. Through faith, you can transform the land where you live into a land of victory and happiness.

- SGI President Daisaku Ikeda

SSA Joins Interfaith Seminar on Religion and Peace

On January 23, SSA Chairman Mr Michael Yap delivered a speech on the Buddhist perspective on peace at an interfaith seminar organised by Jamiyah Singapore at Tampines East Community Club. The half-day seminar, which included a lively question-and-answer session, aims to strengthen the unity among people of different faith. Guest-of-Honour Mr Desmond Choo, Member of Parliament for Tampines […]more

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SSA Hosts Yunnan Delegates for Culture Exchange

On December 22, 12 dancers from the SSA Peony Group and 16 Soka Chorus members enjoyed a heartwarming exchange with five representatives from the People’s Republic of China’s Yunnan Overseas Culture and Education Centre. The exchange meeting was held at the Soka Culture Centre in Jurong. Among the five professionals from Yunnan Overseas Culture and Education Center […]more

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Bag of Hope 3 Community Project

The rays of the sun were barely up for one hour on the morning of November 28 when young women volunteers from SSA assembled at Tampines West Community Club for “Bag of Hope 3”, a SSA community project. First initiated in 2009, Bag of Hope aims to give hope and warmth to families in the […]more

Who We Are

17 Jun

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


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


The Cityscape of Singapore (Singapore, November 2000)

The Cityscape of Singapore

In November 2000, SGI President Ikeda travelled to Singapore. During that visit, he met with then Singapore President S R Nathan, who commended the positive contributions being made to society by the members of the Singapore Soka Association (SSA). Taking to heart President Ikeda’s guideline to become exemplary citizens, the SSA members are showing admirable […]


A Winning Life

Teo Jui Chiang

Becoming an Indispensable Golden Pillar

In 2006 Teo Jui Chiang encountered Nichiren Buddhism. Although he could not understand fully what this Buddhism was about, the phrase “changing poison into medicine” struck a chord in him and gave him a deep sense of a new life opening up before him. At that point in his life he had a debt of […]


Feature Article

The Other Person’s Point of View

Appreciative inquiry is the action of asking ourselves if we are letting anything dominate our experiences of interacting with others; asking what has shaped our context, our views of others, how we feel, act or react around certain individuals or groups; how we behave and respond differentially to various individuals or groups for any reasons.


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