BSG & Peace

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Only the first lside with show up in PowerPoint for Peace.

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Daisaku Ikeda President Soka Gakkai International Buddhist thinker, Author, Poet and Educator. (fondly called ‘Sensei’ meaning ‘Mentor’)

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Daisaku Ikeda's grew up during the 2nd world war, and saw the misery of common people affected by it. This youthful experience of the devastation of war instilled in him a strong yearning for peace. It is this desire that continues to inspire his activities today. Most visibly these include his frequent dialogues with leaders in various fields from around the world, his voluminous writings and his efforts to promote dialogue and exchange between diverse peoples and cultures.

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Dr. Ikeda is a prolific author, of some 100 works, published in 30 languages which range from philosophical treatises to children’s books, as well as essays on numerous subjects and poetry.

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For his humanitarian endeavors in a range of fields, he is the recipient of numerous awards, including the United Nations Peace Award

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President Ikeda has received 200 Honorary Doctorates and Professorships from universities around the world. (the most awarded to a single individual)

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Over the years, Ikeda has engaged in dialogue with many of the world's leading thinkers and leaders in search of viable responses to global problems, inspired the SGI's support of United Nations activities, and written extensively on a range of issues related to peace and the human condition. "A great inner revolution in just a single individual will help achieve a change in the destiny of a nation and, further, will cause a change in the destiny of humankind."

Soka Gakkai International~ value creating society ~ : 

Soka Gakkai International~ value creating society ~

What is the SGI? : 

What is the SGI? The Soka Gakkai’s movement embodies the aspiration to a larger, global harmony

How? : 

How? By forging a network of robust individuals

This is our primary mission… : 

This is our primary mission… To strengthen each individual’s inner life, while bringing people together in dynamic social interaction.

Did you know? : 

Did you know? SGI is a registered NGO with the United Nations; with a membership of 14 million across 190 countries Each year Daisaku Ikeda presents the UN with a peace proposal

SGI consistently supports the United Nations with: : 

SGI consistently supports the United Nations with: Human rights council Peace building commission Green belt movement ASEAN – ethos of coexistence Education for sustainable development Protecting human rights A world without war

SGI - a humanistic movement… : 

SGI - a humanistic movement… Peace Activities Development Works Educational Initiatives Surveys and Petitions Cultural exchange Exhibitions Refugee Relief Symposiums Social Activism Memorial Halls

Bharat Soka Gakkai : 

Bharat Soka Gakkai

We, at BSG… Sought to create peace through : 

We, at BSG… Sought to create peace through A humanistic spirit of reaching out through heart-to-heart dialogue Cultural activities Educational initiatives Community related activities

We, at BSG… : 

We, at BSG… Supported the UNICEF initiative “Manifesto 2000” Undertook relief work during Gujrat Earthquake and Cyclone Chamoli Earthquake Orissa Floods Rajasthan Drought  Relief work for Tsunami victims Relief work for Mumbai Flood victims Initiatives to improve conditions for street and Slum children

We work alongside MCD… : 

We work alongside MCD… To improve conditions of government schools Library project Scribes for blind children

Lets begin with our neighbourhood… : 

Lets begin with our neighbourhood…

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