Symposium on Daisaku Ikeda's 2018 Peace Proposal, Delhi


Bharat Soka Gakkai (BSG) is an organisation engaged in peace, culture and education activities based on the humanistic philosophy. It is part of the larger Soka Gakkai International (SGI) network, a global organisation that seeks to promote the values of peace and respect for all people and comprises of more than 12 million people in 192 countries and territories around the world. BSG members are spread over 600 cities and towns across India.

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Transforming Human History: The Light of Peace and Dignity

Concerning humanity’s response to the pandemic, President Ikeda calls for solidarity built on awareness of our interconnectedness and states: “I believe firmly that the key factor determining the direction of history will prove not to have been the virus, but we humans ourselves.”

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SGI President Ikeda

Change Maker Humanity Award

An initiative by Jaipur National University (JNU) in association with Bharat Soka Gakkai (BSG) that celebrates the unsung protagonists in the fields of Education, Medical and Community Healthcare and Social Services in the state of Rajasthan.

Thank you for participating in the Change Maker Humanity Award for the year 2022.

Please view the Change Maker Humanity Award recipients

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BSG in News

In Conversation With Vishesh Gupta, BSG ChairpersonTalks with Business World

Tell us about Bharat Soka Gakkai?

Bharat Soka Gakkai (BSG) is the Indian affiliate of Soka Gakkai International (SGI), a global association of grassroots organizations that seeks to promote the values of peace and respect for all people. SGI comprises of more than 12 million members spread across 192 countries and territories…

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We all seek peace, in society and in our personal lives but barriers that exist between people and nations make it seem elusive. Ikeda, however, believes otherwise. “Peace is not some abstract concept,” he says. “It is a question of how each one of us plants and cultivates the seeds of peace in the reality of daily living, in the depths of our being.”

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the workshop was led by representatives from the Education Division of BSG


Since 1992, The Education Division has been active in imparting encouragement and direction to all educators in BSG. Through various activities like organizing workshops and related events in schools and academic institutions, Education Division is emphasizing the importance of humanistic education.

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Seeds of Hope (SOH) exhibition in ASN Senior Secondary School


BSG is active in public education with a focus on peace, human rights and sustainable education. In order to raise awareness on such issues and to foster interconnectedness, BSG organizes exhibitions that tour the country reaching out to students, academicians , artists and others, highlighting a common humanity and the power that even one individual has the power to affect change.

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Towards Humanitarian Relief Supporting SGI’s humanistic movement, BSG members have actively organised financial assistance and emergency relief in India to help the victims of natural disasters. The primary objective of these activities is to save lives, alleviate suffering, and maintain human dignity.

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“Unless we view things with our hearts, we can see nothing. But if we look at the world with a love of life, it will reveal its beauty to us.”

Daisaku Ikeda


Soka Bodhi Tree Garden was envisaged by SGI President Daisaku Ikeda as a centre for exchange of friendship and a training ground through peace, culture & education activities. In the inaugural message, President Ikeda said, “I am positive that from among those who will come to visit this garden in the future… there will emerge great leaders. It will be a place where leaders from various fields around the world will come to meet in order to cultivate and develop themselves, inspiring and stimulating each other’s growth.”

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  • Dr. Randeep Guleria
    Director, AIIMS, New Delhi
    Padma Shri

  • Ms. Shaheen Mistri
    Founder and CEO,
    Teach for India

  • Ms. Hasina Kharbhih
    Founder and Chairperson
    Impulse NGO Network

  • Mr. Sujay Santra
    Founder & CEO

  • Mr. Vishesh Gupta
    Bharat Soka Gakkai

  • Ms. Rashi Ahuja
    Director, Head of External Relations
    Bharat Soka Gakkai

  • Rupesh Chaurasia
    from Teach for India

  • Ankit Tyagi

  • Ms. Devika Punjabi

Peace Symposium Webinar based on SGI President Daisaku Ikeda’s 2021 Peace Proposal titled
“Value Creation in a Time of Crisis” held on 8th September 2021

Conferral of Honorary Professorship on President Daisaku Ikeda by Birsa Agricultural University (BAU), Ranchi

Birsa Agricultural University (BAU)
Confers Honorary Professorship
upon President Ikeda

Venue: Birsa Agricultural University (BAU), Ranchi
Date: 21st April 2022

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Xavier university bhubaneswar
confers honorary doctorate in sustainability management upon president Ikeda

Xavier University Bhubaneswar
Confers Honorary Doctorate in Sustainability Management upon President Ikeda

Venue: Xavier School of Sustainability, Bhubaneswar
Date: 22nd November 2019

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Jaipur national university
confers honorary doctorate in philosophy
upon President Ikeda

Jaipur National University
Confers Honorary Doctorate in Philosophy
upon President Ikeda

Venue: Dr Ambedkar International Centre, New Delhi
Date: 21st November 2019

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Manav rachna university
confers honoris Causa on
SGI President Daisaku Ikeda

Manav Rachna University
Confers Honoris Causa on
SGI President Daisaku Ikeda

Venue: Dr Ambedkar International Centre, New Delhi
Date: 23rd September 2019

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