city (1990 pop. 104,218), Osaka prefecture, S Honshu, Japan, on the Ina River. It is an industrial and residential suburb of Osaka with industries that include engine manufacture, brewing, and woodworking.
Born in Kagoshima, Japan in 1947, Ikeda was sent each Sunday of his adolescence to a Buddhist temple for instruction in meditation and calligraphy in an effort to quell the rebellious streak that would later guide the development of his art.
26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Daisaku Ikeda, president of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Buddhist association, has issued his 2015 peace proposal, "A Shared Pledge for a More Humane Future: To Eliminate Misery from the Earth.
In both cases, the notion of time (materialized or infinite) is crucial, and all the more so in that Ikeda refers, more or less explicitly, to two artists who have focused on the notion of duration in their work: John Cage and Roman Opalka.