In the literary tradition of the personal essay—a form of nonfiction distinguished by its conversational tone in dealing with daily life and the larger issues of the day—Glass Children and Other Essays creates a dialogue between the author, who describes himself as a “rather average Japanese,” and the Western reader. Most if not all of this collection were written in the late 1960s and.
Memories of My Eldest Brother; Portraits of Global Citizens. Aleksey N. Kosygin; Chingiz Aitmatov; Fang Zhaoling; Jose Abueva; Kenneth D. Kaunda; Maria Teresa Escoda Roxas; Mikhail Gorbachev; Nelson Mandela; Rosa Parks; Wangari Maathai; Zhou Enlai; Peace Institutes. Ikeda Center for Peace, Learning, and Dialogue; Toda Peace Institute; Min-On.
Ikeda and other youth share insights on issues that invariably confront young people of all nationalities and eras. Drawing on their belief that every person has within them an “inexhaustible wellspring” of strength and wisdom, the authors assert that every difficulty, no matter how serious, are essential experiences to achieve a fuller, happier life.
Daisaku Ikeda The course of our lives is determined by how we react--what we decide and what we do--at the darkest of times. The nature of that response determines a person's true worth and greatness.
In Discussions on Youth, a dialogue between Daisaku Ikeda, Soka Gakkai International president, and Soka Gakkai youth leaders, Ikeda responds to the myriad of anxieties and harsh realities that universally confront young people and encapsulates the dilemmas facing humanity today.
We should never decide that something is impossible and buy into the belief, “I’ll never be able to do that.” The power of the entire universe is inherent in our lives. When we firmly decide, “I can do it!” we can break through the walls of self-imposed limitations.
Welcome to Daisaku Ikeda Children's Stories YouTube Channel! It features animated children's stories by Daisaku Ikeda, peacebuilder, educator, author and Buddhist philosopher from Japan. His stories impart hope, courage, friendship and peace through vivid adventures of children around the world and seek to inspire them to believe in themselves and have big dreams.
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Raising Children - by Daisaku Ikeda I love to see the growth of young people, as they are straight and true, and full of promise. Their whole lives lie ahead of them.
Daisaku Ikeda I voiced my hope that, like the lion, the fearless king of beasts, they would have the courage to stand firm against injustice, the courage to protect the children of the Buddha, and the courage to remain undefeated by any of life's hardships.
Daisaku Ikeda People, Inspire, Challenges I believe that we must maintain pride in the knowledge that the actions we take, based on our own decisions and choices as individuals, link directly to the magnificent challenge of transforming human history.
Section five of ten of SGI President Daisaku Ikeda’s 2016 peace proposal, “Universal Respect for Human Dignity: The Great Path to Peace.”. In addition to this learning-based approach, we have stressed the importance of dialogue as the foundation for our activities. It is my personal conviction that dialogue is essential if we are to build a world in which no one is left behind.
Daisaku Ikeda is the president of Soka Gakkai International (SGI), a lay Buddhist organization based on the teaching of Nichiren Buddhism. Mr. Ikeda realizes the vision of his mentor, Josei Toda, to propagate Nichiren Buddhism throughout the globe for the happiness of humanity.Thus, in the context of SGI, the spirit of Mentor and Disciple becomes instrumental in the worldwide peace movement.
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Soka Gakkai International - USA Nichiren Buddhism for Daily Life. Daisaku Ikeda. December 22nd 2017. To all our noble fellow members who have protected the treasured castles of our communities, thank you for your dedicated efforts this past year! Your selfless actions and sincere spirit.When I was younger, I thought I had nothing to do with those who were elderly. I think most young people find it hard to believe that they themselves will grow.Daisaku Ikeda is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.