Buddhist philosopher, peacebuilder, educator, author and poet.
The third president of the Soka Gakkai and the founding president of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI). Soka Gakkai is a global community-based Buddhist organization that promotes peace, culture, and education centered on respect for the dignity of life.
The founder of the Soka (value-creating) school system.
Recipient of around 400 honorary degrees and academic honours from universities and institutes of higher learning around the world.