Daisaku Ikeda

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Daisaku Ikeda
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Daisaku Ikeda(May 2010)
President of Soka Gakkai International (SGI)
Assumed office
26 January 1975
Honorary President of Soka Gakkai
Assumed office
24 April 1979
Succeeded byPresident of Soka Gakkai
Hiroshi Hojo (北条浩)
Einosuke Akiya
Minoru Harada
3rd President of Soka Gakkai
In office
3 May 1960 – 24 April 1979
Preceded byJōsei Toda
Acting President
Takashi Koizumi(小泉隆)
Succeeded byHiroshi Hojo (北条浩)
Personal details
Born (1928-01-02) 2 January 1928 (age 91)
Japanese Empire, Tokyo, Ōta
Spouse(s)Kaneko Ikeda (池田香峯子)
Children
Parents
  • Ichi Ikeda (mother)
  • Nenokichi Ikeda (father)
ResidenceJapan, Tokyo, Shinjuku-Ku, Shinanomachi (信濃町)
Alma materFuji Junior College (present-day Tokyo Fuji University)[1]
Signature
Websitedaisakuikeda.org

Daisaku Ikeda (池田 大作, Ikeda Daisaku, born 2 January 1928) is a Buddhist philosopher, educator, author, and anti-nuclear activist.[2][3][4] He has served as the third president and then honorary president of the Soka Gakkai, the largest of Japan's new religious movements.[5] Ikeda is the founding president of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI).[6][7]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Daisaku Ikeda Profile". Soka University. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
  2. Dayle Bethel (1974). "The Political Ideology of Ikeda Daisaku, President of Soka Gakkai". International Education 3 (2). 
  3. Jason Goulah; Takao Ito (2012). "Daisaku Ikeda's Curriculum of Soka Education: Creating Value Through Dialogue, Global Citizenship, and 'Human Education' in the Mentor-Disciple Relationship". Curriculum Inquiry 42 (1). 
  4. Editor (3 February 2015). "No More Nukes". Tricycle. Retrieved 19 February 2015.
  5. Daniel Métraux (2013). "Soka Gakkai International: Japanese Buddhism on a Global Scale". Virginia Review of Asian Studies. 
  6. Clark Strand (Winter 2008). "Faith in Revolution". Triycle. Retrieved 19 February 2015.
  7. Olivier Urbain (2010). Daisaku Ikeda's Philosophy of Peace. I.B. Tauris. ISBN 978-1-84885-304-1.