This is the reason why. We have two separate organisations in SGM, with different functions – the ‘faith organisation’ and the ‘secular organisation’. The faith is the one we are all familiar with and the chief responsibility is to promote kosen-rufu in Malaysia. These functions include Shakubuku (introducing this practice to more people) and expanding the… Read More Why can’t you just trust our top executives?
Many people are seeking answers to the root cause of the this very sad crisis in SGM. The official line from SGM, from the various Soka Spirit Newsletter and official speeches, seems to be: These are all malicious attacks from evil forces out to destroy the harmonious SGM. The troublemakers plotted and staged the entire… Read More The disconnect between generations
Cathy, a good-natured, hardworking and sincere young woman, was tormented by slanderous comments that people were making about her. Depressed, she went to seek a senior, Harry, for encouragement. Needed to let her steam out and a shoulder to cry on. Harry lived a simple life, deep in the conrete jungle. After listening to Cathy, he said, ‘Let’s take a… Read More Slander
This question is probably in everyone’s mind this week. If you will hear us out, here are our thoughts: We do gokuyo for Buddhism, not for SGM. There are many ways to contribute to the Law, one of them is with sincere chanting to Gohonzon, helping our friends in pain, introducing and encouraging others to… Read More Should I do gokuyo for SGM?
Bruce: Tell me, who call the shots in SGM, is it SGI in Japan, or the top leaders in SGM? There seems to be a lot of reference made to SGI Japan, saying that this or that decision is being made by SGI. Tony: In faith matters, I believe we are all under the large… Read More Who is calling the shots in SGM?
I received an e-mail from my company today. The subject was a daunting one – “Declaration of Interest”. In the body of the email sent to all employee was this text: Fill up your name and IC number and read carefully. Declare any family/relative that have conflict of interest with the company: a. is in… Read More Declaration Of Interest
In the recently held State Representatives Meeting in December, the General Director announced several initiatives that were taken in the area of improving governance within the organisation. We believe this is an important progress to tighten the overall system to prevent leakages in all forms. This is based on ‘thus we heard’, as there were… Read More Progress on governance matters – December 2016
Let’s talk about money. Money matters in SGM, in particular. Why do members contribute money to SGM? Money is necessary to support the kosen-rufu movement in Malaysia. We need money to carry out these activities. Of course, we also need other resources like the members’ time and energy. What are the money used for? Three… Read More The poor woman’s lamp
SGM issued a memo on April 1, 2016, outlining their commitment to institute good governance in the organisation. This segment is meant to track how much is being done and how fast is it progressing. 1.0 External audit on SGM accounts for 2016 In 2016 AGM, held in May, SGM agreed to engaged an external… Read More Progress so far
Mr Anderson have to make a decision. Does he want to take the blue pill and wake up as if nothing had happened, that he had been in a bad dream? Or does he take the red pill and see the real truth? … Read More Red Pill or Blue Pill?
How can the Soka Spirit Newsletter claimed that the “issues are resolved” when there are so many unanswered questions? Is it because SGM wanted to prevent further investigation to get to the bottom of these questions such that they are so impatient to declare “mission accomplished”… Read More Minor good, great evil?
The most painful thing to watch is the lost of passion for kosen-rufu in our youth leaders. The future of SGM is determine by youth. Youth is our hope, our future and all effort must be taken to ensure that our youth continue to grow and develop into capable leaders of SGM. The present crisis… Read More Youth and the City of Florence