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Discussions on Youth - a book by Ikeda, Daisaku

Discussions on Youth

For the Leaders of the Future

Discussions on Youth( )
Author: Ikeda, Daisaku
ISBN:978-1-938252-38-9
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Middleway Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $7.99
Book Description:

In a straightforward question-and-answer format, Buddhist teacher Daisaku Ikeda responds to the complicated issued facing American young people. Addressing adolescents as the leaders of the future, Ikeda touches on topics of peace, human rights, and environmental degredation as he urges young people with warmth and understanding to see the great potential they have as the hope for humanity. The book also provides easy-to-understand...
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Book Details
Pages:458
Detailed Subjects: Business & Economics / Leadership
Social Science / Women's Studies
Social Science / Sociology / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Author Biography
Ikeda, Daisaku (Author)
Daisaku Ikeda was born in Tokyo, Japan on January 2, 1928 into a family of seaweed farmers. Ikeda is a prolific writer, environmentalist, peace activist, and follower of Nichiren Shoshu Buddhism, also considered "true Buddhism". He has written over 100 books on Buddhism. Ikeda was the president of Soka Gakkai, an organization supporting the practice of Nichiren Shoshu Buddhism, from 1960 to 1979 and currently maintains the position of Soka Gakkai Honorary President. Ikeda developed SGI (Soka Gakkai International) which is an international outreach program for Nichiren Shoshu Buddhism. Many members of this organization refer to him as their "mentor in life".

Ikeda has been influential world-wide. He holds over 230 honorary doctorates and over 550 honorary citizenships around the world. Ikeda also holds numerous memberships and has received many awards. Ikeda has founded many educational, peace and cultural institutions including Soka University (1971), Tokyo Fuji Art Museum (1983), and Toda Institute for Global Peace and Policy Research (1996).

Ikeda and his wife, Kaneko, married on May 3, 1952. They have three sons.

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