Soka eBook Store allows users to purchase foreign-language titles authored by Soka Gakkai International (SGI) President Daisaku Ikeda and Soka Gakkai-related titles.
You can read eBooks on your computer, eReading device, or mobile phone.
Our eBooks are available in two formats EPUB and PDF. Both formats are compatible with most computers and devices (tablet, iPhone and iPod touch).
EPUB- Most eBook–reading devices support the EPUB format.
For a comprehensive list, visit http://blogs.adobe.com/digitalpublishing/supported-devices or check your manufacturer's guidelines to see if this applies to your device.
If your device does not support EPUB format, please select PDF for downloading.
You need Internet connection only when downloading the eBook for the first time.
Once the eBook is downloaded and saved, you do not need an Internet connection to start reading your eBook.
Before purchasing your eBook, you are encouraged to download/view a sample eBook to make sure that your computer and/or device supports EPUB and/or PDF file format.
Soka eBook Store does not use usernames and passwords for login. Instead, we use OpenID, a decentralized digital identity service. OpenID enables you to login to Soka eBook Store with existing username and password on Google, Yahoo or other social networks.
There are number of sites that are dedicated OpenID providers. Signing up for an identity provider only takes a few minutes, and once you do so, you not only gain access to Soka eBook Store, but hundreds of other sites that use the OpenID system. If you do not already have an OpenID, click on OpenID in the "Member Login\” interface.
You may use your credit card. Credit cards accepted by our eBook store are Visa, MasterCard and JCB.
Soka eBook Store does not handle any information on credit card transactions. All credit card transactions are handled by AXES, a payment service provider.
All information required for a transaction is dealt with by AXES on their secure systems and are not stored by Soka eBook Store.
Please go to AXES’s website for more information.
At the moment eBooks sold on Soka eBook Store are priced only in US dollars.
***Your order will be billed to your credit card by AXES, payment service provider.
AXES will use the exchange rate on the billing date, not the date you purchased your eBook(s).
Once downloaded, your eBooks will be saved to your computer or device.
eBooks purchased from the Soka eBook Store can be downloaded up to eight (8) times in each format (EPUB, PDF version) at no additional cost.
There is no time limit, just download limit. So in case a system crash or a device change, all you have to do is to download another copy.
However, if you download a book more than eight times, you will need to purchase the title again.
Buying eBooks online at Soka eBook Store is a simple and direct process.
Please follow the instructions below.
Sing in using OpenID
What is OpenID and how do I get an OpenID ?
OpenID allows you to use an existing account to sign in to multiple websites without needing to create new passwords. With OpenID, your password is only given to your identity provider, and that provider then confirms your identity to Soka eBook Store. Other than your provider, no websites ever sees your password.
To find your eBooks
To change the book language, simply select your language preference from the 'Select Book Language' list at the top of the page.
eBooks are currently available in 11 languages. eBooks in other languages will be added to our catalog as they become available.
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Click on the requisite category link on the left navigation panel to browse through the titles available under that category.
You can search for titles in English using the Search box at the top of the page.
To search for titles in other languages, search by "Categories"or use "Browse by Category".
Sample of the eBook can be downloaded to your computer or reading device.
Please check the sample to decide which eBook format (EPUB or PDF version) is best suited for your device.
Online Payment transactions are facilitated by AXES
Go to AXES’s website for more information.http://www.axes-payment.co.jp/credituser_e.html
Use your Credit Card
Yes, both EPUB and PDF formats are printable. eBooks downloaded on EPUB format are printable on Adobe Digital Editions.
Soka eBook Store supports the OPDS (Open Publication Distribution System) standard.
If you have a reader application supporting OPDS, you may be interested in our OPDS Catalog. Please copy and register the following URI to your reader application.
Reader application include (but not limited to):
All eBooks at Soka eBook Store are non-returnable and non-refundable.
Go to "Contact Us" or click the following link.