Soka Treasure Light Reception Center

Soka Treasure Light Reception Center

Admission : Admission upon sign-in at entrance

Opening Hours : Open daily (10:00-19:30)*

Closed Days : Open year-round
*Facility closed without prior notice due to commemorative events or inclement weather.


Soka Treasure Light Reception Center The Center draws its name from the hope that Soka Gakkai members from around the world, may gather as treasured friends and embark anew upon a life transforming every hardship and challenge into a life enveloped by the light of joy and fulfillment.

Tea dispensers, vending machines for beverages and a commemorative time stamp corner are provided for visitors.

Youth Cherry Tree

Youth Cherry Tree

Dozens of cherry trees are planted throughout the Soka Gakkai Headquarters Complex, blooming as one in the spring. One of the most majestic trees stands across the street from the Hall of the Great Vow for Kosen-rufu’s Sokamon Gate, which Ikeda Sensei named “Youth Cherry Tree,” having been planted even before the headquarters relocated to Shinanomachi in November 1953. The tree continues to flourish, inspiring all those who come to appreciate its beauty and symbolizing the bold and proud spirit of Youth Division members everywhere.

1F Lobby

1F Lobby

In addition to a rest area, visitors can use the tea/water dispenser, soft drink vending machines and a special time card and stamp corner to commemorate the occasion.


About the Facility

Restrooms available
Ostomate capable

Wheelchair rentals available (free of charge)

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Stroller rentals (free of charge) available

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Resting areas available

Nursing room available

Photo of nursing room
Drinks allowed
Food prohibited
Vending machines available
Public telephone available
Photographs (still and video) are not permitted

Access from JR Shinanomachi Station

  • 1

    Step 1

    Exit the wicket and turn right.

  • 2

    Step 2

    Once you leave the station building, turn right at the street.

  • 3

    Step 3

    Facing the Soka Gakkai Visitor's Center, proceed left along the street.

  • 4

    Step 4

    Soon after turning left, you can see the Hall of the Great Vow for Kosen-rufu on the right.

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    Step 5

    After passing the Hall of the Great Vow for Kosen-rufu, you will come to an intersection with a small park on the left.

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    Step 6

    Turn right at the intersection.

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    Step 7

    Follow the street a few meters and you’ll see the Soka Treasure Light Reception Center on your left.

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・Only Soka Gakkai (SGI) members and authorized personnel can be admitted into a Complex facility. The only exception is the Min-On Culture Center.
・Also, a facility may open or close without regard to normal operating hours due to commemorative events or inclement weather.

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