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Jun 1 2020

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Galician and Basque Editions of On Attaining Buddhahood in This Lifetime Published

Ediciones Civilización Global released Galician and Basque editions of On Attaining Buddhahood in This Lifetime, a lecture by Daisaku Ikeda on the writing by Nichiren of the same name.

On Attaining Buddhahood in This Lifetime-Galician-Basque

May 15 2020

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Russian Edition of Unlocking the Mysteries of Birth and Death Published

St. Petersburg Centre for Oriental Studies Publishers has released a Russian edition of Unlocking the Mysteries of Birth and Death, a work by Daisaku Ikeda offering perspectives on the fundamental questions of life and death from the viewpoint of Nichiren Buddhism.

Unlocking the Mysteries of Birth and Death RU

Feb 27 2020

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Central Mindanao University in the Philippines Presents Honorary Doctorate

On February 27, 2020, Central Mindanao University in the Republic of the Philippines presented Soka University founder and SGI President Daisaku Ikeda with an honorary doctorate of Philosophy in Educational Administration in recognition of his contributions to advance global peace through education.

Central Mindanao University in the Philippines Presents Honorary Doctorate

Feb 26 2020

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English Edition of Chowdhury-Ikeda Dialogue Published

The English edition of Creating the Culture of Peace: A Clarion Call for Individual and Collective Transformation, a dialogue between former UN Under-Secretary-General Anwarul K. Chowdhury and Daisaku Ikeda, was recently released.

English Edition of Chowdhury-Ikeda Dialogue Published

Jan 26 2020

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Annual Peace Proposal Applauds Youth Climate Action and Promotes Nuclear Weapons Treaty

On January 26, 2020, Daisaku Ikeda, president of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Buddhist network, released the 38th peace proposal titled “Toward Our Shared Future: Constructing an Era of Human Solidarity.”

Annual Peace Proposal Applauds Youth Climate Action and Promotes Nuclear Weapons Treaty

Jan 9 2020

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Vietnamese Edition of Garrison-Hickman-Ikeda Dialogue Published

National Political Publishing House recently released a Vietnamese edition of Living As Learning: John Dewey in the 21st Century, a dialogue between Daisaku Ikeda and Drs. Jim Garrison and Larry Hickman, both renowned scholars of the twentieth-century American philosopher and educator John Dewey.

Vietnamese Edition of Garrison-Hickman-Ikeda Dialogue Published

Nov 22 2019

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India’s Xavier University Confers Honorary Doctorate

On November 22, 2019, Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB), located in Odisha State, India, conferred an Honorary Doctorate in Sustainable Management upon Soka University founder and SGI President Daisaku Ikeda.

India’s Xavier University Confers Honorary Doctorate

Nov 21 2019

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India’s Jaipur National University Presents Honorary Doctorate

On November 21, 2019, Jaipur National University (JNU) in India conferred the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, honoris causa, upon Soka University founder and SGI President Daisaku Ikeda, honoring his contributions as a peacebuilder, Buddhist philosopher, writer and educator.

India’s Jaipur National University Presents Honorary Doctorate

Nov 7 2019

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China’s Changchun Normal University Presents Honorary Professorship

On November 7, 2019, Changchun Normal University (CNU) in Jilin Province, China, presented an honorary professorship to Soka University founder Daisaku Ikeda for his promotion of China-Japan friendship and his consistent efforts to advance world peace.

China’s Changchun Normal University Presents Honorary Professorship

Oct 31 2019

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National University of Uzbekistan Confers Honorary Doctorate

On October 31, 2019, the National University of Uzbekistan (NUUz) conferred an honorary doctorate upon Soka University founder Daisaku Ikeda for his longstanding contributions to peace and the development of youth.

National University of Uzbekistan Confers Honorary Doctorate