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Join us for Dialogue Nights! Students and Young Professionals of all backgrounds will come together to discuss the ever-growing challenges our society faces today, what role does philosophy and friendship play, and how can we as young people take action every day.
These events are inspired by Daisaku Ikeda’s 1991 Harvard lecture in which he champions the importance of philosophy and the restoration of friendship, trust, and love. These themes will frame our discussions.
The Ikeda Center is a nonprofit institute founded in 1993 by Buddhist thinker and leader Daisaku Ikeda. The Center aims to build cultures of peace through learning and dialogue inspired by Buddhist humanism. Since the founding, the Center has held events and created publications that engage diverse scholars, activists, and social innovators in the search for the ideas and solutions that will assist in the peaceful evolution of humanity.