The Buddha’s objective is to enable every individual to manifest his or her true identity. In other words, Buddhism lies in respecting yourself to the utmost, revering others to the fullest and making it possible for both you and others to blossom equally as individuals. 'Words of Wisdom'
Daisaku Ikeda – who presides over the lay Buddhist organization Soka Gakkai International (SGI), based in Tokyo – has tabled a set of proposals ahead of #RioPlus20, one of which envisages the creation of a “global organization for sustainable development”. Read more at http://www.eurasiareview.com/13062012-rio20-buddhist-leader-urges-paradigm-shift-analysis/
"Great individuals fight abuses of authority. The truly strong do not lord it over the weak. People of genuine strength and courage battle against the powerful, the arrogant, the authoritarian, the evil and the corrupt - all who look down on people with contempt." ~Daisaku Ikeda
"A great human revolution in just a single individual...will enable a change in the destiny of all humankind." Daisaku Ikeda with Rosa Parks, pioneer of the American civil rights movement (Los Angeles, January 1993)