Monday, November 10, 2008

Phi Sigma Iota & Philosophy Club Honor Daisaku Ikeda -- Library 2nd Floor

Phi Sigma Iota and the Philosophy Club created a display in honor of Daisaku Ikedu. Included are books and a video presentation on aspects of Buddhism which the two organizations purchased and donated to the Baron-Forness Library collection.Exhibit designed by EUP student Jo Hyatt. Library,2nd Floor
As third president of the Soka Gakkai (value-creating society) and founder of the Soka Gakkai International, Daisaku Ikeda has developed and inspired what may be the largest, most diverse international lay Buddhist association in the world today. Based on the 700-year-old tradition of Nichiren Buddhism, the movement is characterized by its emphasis on individual empowerment and social engagement to advance peace, culture and education.

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