The Lotus Sutra exists to enable the people -who have been oppressed, made to suffer and derided throughout history – to stand up and advance with their heads held high. – Daisaku Ikeda.
The history of Buddhism during the centuries following the death of its founder, Shakyamuni, is as fascinating and important as it is problematic. Little documentary evidence remains, but it was […]
Sir Joseph Rotblat and Daisaku Ikeda
The exchanges between Sir Joseph Rotblat and Daisaku Ikeda read like an absorbing textbook for understanding the deeper currents of humanity’s struggle to live with itself in an age of nuclear arms. […]
Linus Pauling and Daisaku Ikeda
Along the fast-paced course of this dialogue emerges a broad yet sensitive glimpse of two men—one a specialist in chemistry/ a scientist, the other a Buddhist—both strongly committed to peace and […]