SGI around the world

This page is an extensive list of websites in the global SGI network. Please do send us updates, if necessary. The ‘Resources for thought and study’ may be particularly useful.

Soka Gakkai International (worldwide)
Soka Gakkai International Japan (English)


SGI Ghana
Joint site for Togo and Burkina Faso


SGI Danmark (Denmark)
Soka Gakkai in France
Soka Gakkai Internationale Deutschland (Germany)
SGI Íslandi (Iceland)
Istituto Buddista Italiano Soka Gakkai (SGI-Italy)
SGI Nederland (The Netherlands)
Svenska Soka Gakkais (Sweden)
SGI United Kingdom
SGI Switzerland
SGI Finland
SGI Ireland
SGI Austria


Soka Gakkai Japan
Hong Kong
SGI Taiwan

North America

SGI Canada
SGI Mexico

South America

SGI Panama
SGI Costa Rica
SGI Chile
SGI Peru
SGI Paraguay

US sites


Official sites for Soka Gakkai of Japan

Main SGI site
Soka Gakkai – Japan
Seikyo Newspaper Media Site (in Japanese)
SGI Quarterly Magazine (in English) – Events related to Peace, Culture and Education
Soka University (Japan)
Kansai Soka School

Official resources for thought and study

Ikeda Center for Peace, Learning and Dialogue (formerly, the Boston Research Center for the 21st Century)
Toda Institute for Global Peace Policy and Research
SGI USA study resources, including the Gosho
Resources for new members, including video, guides to chanting, experiences and explanations of basic concepts
The Daisaku Ikeda Library
Words of Wisdom
Soka Spirit
Archive of the Gosho – with search engine

Unofficial resources

Ongi-Kuden – the orally transmitted teachings
“Indras.Net”, a web-ring and on-Line Seikyo Times
Meanings of Chinese Characters in Buddhist scriptures
Illuminated Gosho Passages
Sophisticated Search Engine for Gosho and other sources
Daisaku Ikeda: site profiling the life and works of the SGI president
Josei Toda: site profiling the life and works of the second Soka Gakkai president

Some unofficial SGI sites

West Palmdale District, SGI-USA
Gakkai Experiences Online
Guernsey, SGI-UK

Other associated sites

Cultural Centre of SGI Germany
Soka University of America

Sites dealing with the Priesthood issue

In 1991, the Nichiren Shoshu priesthood excommunicated the SGI and its 10 million lay members, an event perhaps unprecedented in modern religious history. These links provide background and explanations of these events.

SGI-USA resources on the Temple issue
Soka Spirit
SGI’s booklet “Reaffirming Our Right to Happiness” and the letter written by Rev. Narita of Reformation priest group addressed to High Priest Nikken