Study resources

SGI study resource

An excellent official SGI page of Buddhist writings, history, concepts, essays and a dictionary of Nichiren Buddhism.

SGI South Africa publications

tea and study For those who would like to know just what it is they’re chanting every morning and evening:
• Translation of Gongyo (pdf)
If you’re new to the practice, and need a day-by-day study guide in bite-sized chunks, this is a compilation from a myriad of sources:
• First Steps – An introduction to the Buddhism of Nichiren Daishonin and SGI (pdf)

A fun exercise for group participation:
• Understanding the Gohonzon with our own lives (pdf)

SGI was excommunicated en masse by the traditional Nichiren Shoshu priesthood in 1991. This booklet explains the issues:
• Q&A on the Nichiren Shoshu priesthood issue (pdf)

Other SGI websites

  • Please see these links to SGI websites around the world.

Sites for Buddhist study