Daisaku Ikeda (池田 大作, Ikeda Daisaku, born 2 January 1928) is a Buddhist philosopher, educator, author, and anti-nuclear activist. He has served as the third president and then honorary president of the Soka Gakkai, the largest of Japan's new religious movements. Ikeda is the founding president of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI).
Daisaku Ikeda（May 2010）
|President of Soka Gakkai International (SGI)|
|Assumed office |
26 January 1975
|Honorary President of Soka Gakkai|
|Assumed office |
24 April 1979
|Succeeded by||President of Soka Gakkai|
Hiroshi Hojo (北条浩)
|3rd President of Soka Gakkai|
3 May 1960 – 24 April 1979
|Preceded by||Jōsei Toda|
|Succeeded by||Hiroshi Hojo (北条浩)|
|Born||2 January 1928|
Japanese Empire, Tokyo, Ōta
|Spouse(s)||Kaneko Ikeda (池田香峯子)|
|Residence||Japan, Tokyo, Shinjuku-Ku, Shinanomachi (信濃町)|
|Alma mater||Fuji Junior College (present-day Tokyo Fuji University)|
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- Jason Goulah; Takao Ito (2012). "Daisaku Ikeda's Curriculum of Soka Education: Creating Value Through Dialogue, Global Citizenship, and 'Human Education' in the Mentor-Disciple Relationship". Curriculum Inquiry. 42 (1).
- Editor (3 February 2015). "No More Nukes". Tricycle. Retrieved 19 February 2015.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
- Daniel Métraux (2013). "Soka Gakkai International: Japanese Buddhism on a Global Scale". Virginia Review of Asian Studies.
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- Olivier Urbain (2010). Daisaku Ikeda's Philosophy of Peace. I.B. Tauris. ISBN 978-1-84885-304-1.