Stepping into 2018

On the last day of 2017, we would like to reflect a little, with a positive note. We can probably sum up as a year of learning and realization. We learnt that is it absolute necessary to have strict controls and governance in SGM, particularly on money matters. The lack of transparency, lack of any… Read More Stepping into 2018

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