A Lasting Peace: Collected Addresses of Daisaku Ikeda, Volume 2

Front Cover
Weatherhill, 1981 - Mahayana Buddhism - 302 pages
0 Reviews
The second of two volumes of collected addresses delivered around the world by Daisaku Ikeda, the president of Soka Gakkai International. The book addresses some of the most pressing issues of our times.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

The Key to World Peace
3
A New Human Culture of for and by the People
16
Faith and Fortitude
36
Copyright

19 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1981)

Daisaku Ikeda was born in Tokyo, Japan on January 2, 1928 into a family of seaweed farmers. Ikeda is a prolific writer, environmentalist, peace activist, and follower of Nichiren Shoshu Buddhism, also considered "true Buddhism". He has written over 100 books on Buddhism. Ikeda was the president of Soka Gakkai, an organization supporting the practice of Nichiren Shoshu Buddhism, from 1960 to 1979 and currently maintains the position of Soka Gakkai Honorary President. Ikeda developed SGI (Soka Gakkai International) which is an international outreach program for Nichiren Shoshu Buddhism. Many members of this organization refer to him as their "mentor in life". Ikeda has been influential world-wide. He holds over 230 honorary doctorates and over 550 honorary citizenships around the world. Ikeda also holds numerous memberships and has received many awards. Ikeda has founded many educational, peace and cultural institutions including Soka University (1971), Tokyo Fuji Art Museum (1983), and Toda Institute for Global Peace and Policy Research (1996). Ikeda and his wife, Kaneko, married on May 3, 1952. They have three sons.

Bibliographic information