Ikeda Daisaku

(b. 1928)

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Nichiren (1222—1282)


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(1928– ).

The third president (since 1960) of Sōka Gakkai International, an organization that originally was the lay auxiliary of the Nichiren Shōshū. Ikeda presided over the group's split from the parent organization in 1992 and oversaw its second great period of expansion following the Second World War.

Subjects: Buddhism.

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