Soka Gakkai

noun
So·​ka Gak·​kai | \ ˌsōkə¦gäkī \

Definition of Soka Gakkai

: a lay religious organization of Japanese origin that is associated with Nichiren Buddhism and that emphasizes active proselytism and the use of prayer for the solution of all human problems

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History and Etymology for Soka Gakkai

Japanese Sōka Gakkai, literally, value–creation society

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“Soka Gakkai.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Soka%20Gakkai. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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