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Discussions on Youth
Discussions on Youth

Discussions on Youth

For the Leaders of the Future


458 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Mobipocket, EPUB, PDF

PDF, $7.99 (US $7.99)

Publication Date: August 2013

ISBN 9781938252365

Rights: US

Middleway Press (Aug 2013)


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In a straightforward question-and-answer format, Buddhist teacher Daisaku Ikeda responds to the complicated issued facing American young people. Addressing adolescents as the leaders of the future, Ikeda touches on topics of peace, human rights, and environmental degredation as he urges young people with warmth and understanding to see the great potential they have as the hope for humanity. The book also provides easy-to-understand explanations of Nichiren Buddhism and the benefits of its practice.

Author Biography

Daisaku Ikeda is a poet, a writer, and a peace activist recognized as one of the leading interpreters of Buddhism. He is the president of the Soka Gakkai International, a lay Buddhist association that pursues the values of peace, culture, and education and that is committed to fostering a sense of responsibility for the shared global community. He is the author or coauthor of dozens of books on various topics and in diverse genres, including Buddhism and Buddhist philosophy, dialogues with world leaders, children’s titles, and others. He is the recipient of the United Nations Peace Award, the Rosa Parks Humanitarian Award, and the International Tolerance Award of the Simon Wiesenthal Center.