Soka Gakkai Malaysia (SGM) is a lay Buddhist organisation that actively promotes peace, culture and education through personal change and social contribution. Rooted in Nichiren’s life-affirming philosophy of humanism, compassion and respect for life, SGM activities are conducted with the shared understanding of the inseparable linkages that exist between individual happiness and the peace and development of the society. Through inner-directed reformation, SGM members hope to contribute to the betterment of their communities and build a society where people of diverse cultures and faiths can live in peace.
Since its inception in 1984, SGM has conducted its activities with the following objectives as its guiding principles:
♦ To promote good values and morals among the members
♦ To contribute to the well-being and prosperity of the country
♦ To foster friendship, family happiness, racial harmony and peace
♦ To contribute to culture, social welfare and education