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NICHIREN SHOSHU/SOKA GAKKAI

Please watch the video below. It takes about half an hour, surveying most of the essentials of Soka Gakkai. The controversies of the 1990's are merely alluded to, but are not the focus. Soka Gakkai is a lay movement that arose out of out of the Buddhist school of Nichiren Shoshu, founded in the thirteenth century by a man called Nichiren Daishonin. Nichiren strongly believed that the Lotus Sutra was the only true Buddhist scripture. Click here for a general description of the Lotus Sutra.