Daisaku Ikeda

Dr. Daisaku Ikeda

  • 2005
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Promoting Gandhian Values Outside India
Graduate in Economics, Doctor of Philosophy President of Soka Gakkai International (SGI) since 1975 and Honorary President of Soka Gakkai since 1979. For SGI members, Buddhism is a practical philosophy of individual empowerment and inner transformation that enables people to develop themselves and take responsibility for their lives. The promotion of peace, culture and education is central to SGI's activities. It is recognized by the United Nations (UN) as a NGO. It co-operates with t .... Read More