BSG or Bharat Soka Gakkai is the Indian affiliate of the Soka Gakkai International(SGI). It was established as a registered society in January 1986, under the guidance of SGI. Read more
WHAT IS NICHIREN SHOSHU?
Nichiren Shoshu is a sub part of Nichiren Buddhism,which is based on the teachings of the 13th-century Japanese monk Nichiren. It has followers throughout the world, while Indonesia and Japan are the main hubs , many more are in Taiwan, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong, Ghana, the Philippines, Europe, and North, Central, and South America.Nichiren Shoshu is a school of Mahayana Buddhism,which is one of the three main existing branches of Buddhism,in fact it is the largest major tradition of Buddhism existing today, with 56% of practitioners, compared to 38% for Theravada and 6% for Vajrayana,the other two traditions respectively. Read more
Nichiren Buddhists believe that all people are capable of attaining enlightenment in a single lifetime. Buddha Nature is inherent in all life. Read more
The Abe administration is in headlines again. They presented a draft statement on Tuesday that would allow Japan to exercise the right to collective self defense which was prohibited for long time, reflecting Shinzo Abe’s(Prime Minister) desire to have his Cabinet approve the switch before the ongoing Diet session ends this Sunday.
Masahiko Komuro, the Liberal Democratic Party Vice President who has been conducting ruling coalition talks on security policy, said that schedule for the Cabinet’s approval of the statement will be discussed among the secretary general of the two governing parties, but his New Komeito counterpart indicated they are unlikely to reach an agreement by the end of this Diet session. Read more
Lotus Sutra is highly considered in Mahayana Buddhism. It is recognized as one of the most important and influential sutras(sacred scriptures) of Buddhism. It is taught in most schools of China,Japan and Korea. Read more