5 similarities of SGM and Nichiren Shoshu

1 – Ex-communication or expel Nichiren Shoshu: In 1990, they ex-communicated SGI, over 10 millions practitioners worldwide. No gohonzon and no more visits to the Head Temple Dai-Gohonzon. The reason given for ex-communication was that the SGI violate the teachings of Nichiren Daishonin and encourages the singing of Christian songs, praising Christian’s God, like Beethoven’s Ode to Joy. SGM:… Read More 5 similarities of SGM and Nichiren Shoshu

What if you’re wrong (on Nichiren Shu)?

What is the right approach when we deal with other non-Gakkai Nichiren Buddhist sects, in particular Nichiren Shu? Should we refute them thoroughly at first contact or should we make an effort to understand the historical context and consider our current situation before responding? A more civilised and humane approach would be more persuasive we think. . Don: Nichiren Shu is… Read More What if you’re wrong (on Nichiren Shu)?

Updates on governance matters 25/11/17

Progress report: On Governance from the General director in the State Representative Meeting 25/11/17 1. Internal audit – Indah Group of Companies was hired to do internal audit of SGM accounts. Indah GoC has audited the accounts of each state, the Asia Centre for Education and Culture [ACEC] accounts, Tadika Seri Soka [TSS] accounts, Publications accounts… Read More Updates on governance matters 25/11/17

The correct attitude of TOP LEADERS – by Ikeda Sensei

Many central leaders were being removed, some expelled, often hastily, unfairly, without discussion and a total disregard for due process. These have caused dissatisfaction and frustration among SGM members, sapping their morale for kosen-rufu throughout the organisation. Unfortunately, the top executives of SGM insist on continuing with their way of management – removing dissenters and ignoring questions… Read More The correct attitude of TOP LEADERS – by Ikeda Sensei