Founder’s Works Collection
About 3500 books published by Daisaku Ikeda, the founder of Soka University, are on display in the Founder’s Works Collection Room on the 3rd floor.
Many translated versions of works such as ‘Dialogue with Toyenbee’ are also included in the collection.
The reason we established the Founder’s Works Collection Room.
1) A number of school and university libraries in the world have named areas in honor of
2) Users have requested for a special area to study Daisaku Ikeda’s philosophy and work for
3) To create a designated area concentrating on the works published by the founder.
Founder’s works may not be found in this collection.
We do not have books below.
1) Past editions of Complete Works
2) Dialogues and proposals published in newspapers and magaizines
3) Different editions of the same title (e.g., hard cover, paperback, pocketbooks)
4) Books that are out of print
Using materials in the Founder’s Works Collection
Founder’s works are for in-library use within the Founder’s Works area only.
If you would like to check out any of the books, search for another books in the reading area shelved in the 189.7 area of the same floor.