6 Books for When You’re Getting Started

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Don’t know where to begin? Here are 6 books by Buddhist philosopher Daisaku Ikeda.

Discussions on Youth

This book is for youth of all ages. Daisaku Ikeda speaks on topics such as the Buddhist perspective on love, friendship, work, the environment and more.

Hope is a Decision

As Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury, former United Nations Under-Secretary-General, shares about this book:

In this collection Daisaku Ikeda beckons us to probe deeper into our own lives so that we can change the world around us. Having witnessed and experienced the worst, he reaffirms that life does continue, that the light of hope can be found in the very darkest corners.

Buddhism Day by Day: Wisdom for Modern Life

You know those quick quotes that completely change our perspective? This morning encouragement can re-shape how we see the world.

Unlocking the Mysteries of Birth and Death

The title says it all. It’s deep but if you want to understand the essential nature of life, this book is for you. Don’t worry, it’s easier than you think.

The Wisdom for Creating Happiness and Peace

This three-part series covers Daisaku Ikeda’s selected works from more than fifty years of his writings. Topics like, “What is true happiness?” to “Transforming Suffering into Joy” are featured in this inspired work.

The Heart of the Lotus Sutra

It’s amazing how even a 2,500-year old teaching can be communicated in an accessible way. The transformative teaching of the Lotus Sutra revolutionizes the way we view our lives and others too

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