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One man's journey from the beginning of faith to worldwide leadership for peace. Excepts from Ikeda Diary 1949-1960. Ikeda is the third president of a global peace movement called Soka Gokkai International.
Hardcover, 512 pages
Published 2000 by World Tribune Press
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This is a great read especially for practitioners of Nichiren Buddhism. It chronicles the beginning of our mentor's practice of Nichiren Buddhism, third Soka Gakai International president, Daisaku Ikeda. I appreciated the fact that even an icon of Peace struggled in the beginning of his practice!
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Daisaku Ikeda is a Buddhist philosopher, peacebuilder, educator, author and poet. He is the third president of the Soka Gakkai lay Buddhist organization and the founding president of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI), which is today one of the world's largest and most diverse lay Buddhist organizations, promoting a philosophy of character development and social engagement for peace.

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