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The Wisdom for Creating Happiness and Peace

A selection of excerpts from the works of Daisaku Ikeda, SGI president, on the major themes of happiness, “human revolution” (inner transformation), and peace from the perspective of Nichiren Buddhism.

Preface

Part 1: Happiness

  • Chapter 1: What Is True Happiness?
  • Chapter 2: Developing a Life State of Happiness
  • Chapter 3: The Practice for Transforming Our State of Life
  • Chapter 4: “It Is the Heart That Is Important”
  • Chapter 5: Transforming Suffering into Joy
  • Chapter 6: The Principle of “Cherry, Plum, Peach, and Damson”
  • Chapter 7: Happiness for Both Ourselves and Others
  • Chapter 8: Facing Illness
  • Chapter 9: Creating a Brilliant Final Chapter in Life
  • Chapter 10: Joy in Both Life and Death