Ka Gakkai

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Buddhism In The United States - Contemporary Immigrant Buddhism - Japanese Buddhism - Nichiren: Sōka Gakkai
... Sōka Gakkai, which means "Value Creation Society", was perhaps the most successful of Japan's new religious movements which grew after the end of World War II ... Sōka Gakkai expanded rapidly in the US, attracting non-Asian minority converts, chiefly African American and Latino, as well as the support of celebrities, such as Tina Turner ... Because of a rift with Nichiren Shōshū, Sōka Gakkai has no priests of its own ...
Josei Toda
... April 2, 1958) was an educator, peace activist and second president of Sōka Gakkai from 1951 to 1958 ... later, together with Makiguchi, he founded the Sōka Kyōiku Gakkai ('Value Creation Education Society') ... He renamed the pre-war society Sōka Gakkai ('Value Creation Society'), thus expressing his conviction that its mission should not be confined to ...
Buddhism In The United States - Demographics of Buddhism in The United States - Ethnic Divide
... With the exception of Sōka Gakkai, almost all active Buddhist groups in America are either ethnic or import Buddhism based on the demographics of their ... Only Sōka Gakkai has attracted significant numbers of African-American or Latino members ... Strand noted …that it has tried to recruit at all makes Sōka Gakkai International utterly unique in American Buddhism ...
ka Gakkai
... Sōka Gakkai (創価学会?, lit ... "Value-Creation Society") and/or Sōka Gakkai International (SGI) is a lay Buddhist movement linking more than 12 million people around the world ... Sōka gakkai members integrate their Buddhist practice into their daily lives, following the Lotus Sutra based teachings of Nichiren, a 13th-century Japanese Buddhist priest ...
Shoshinkai
... and their followers who were critical of the Sōka Gakkai ... For several years during the 1970s, the Sōka Gakkai undertook a number of activities and propagated several notions that many in the Nichiren Shōsh ... As these incompatibilities grew, more and more Sōka Gakkai members began to quit the lay organization and associate themselves directly with local temples, and many priests began to openly encourage ...