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Reply to comment by veuzi in Celebrate good times by Epicalyx

Thank you. I know a couple of people who are into this school of buddhism. I assumed it had a longer history, but from what I'm reading it's a rather recent movement, even if based on the beliefs of an ancient priest, so now I'm not sure if there is a clear distinction between the institution (SGI) and the school of thought known simply as SG.


veuzi wrote

SG is the Japanese arm, SGI is the umbrella for all SG chapters including the ones in the US and the UK. But SGI is still headquartered in Japan.

There are other Nichiren sects in Japan such as the Nichiren-Shoshu, Kenshokai and Shoshinkai. And they all kind of hate eachother but especially SG.