Practicing Buddhism yields tangible effects within an individual’s daily life.
One person’s experiences of overcoming problems or achieving their goals can serve as inspiration for another to positively challenge his or her own circumstances.
This selection of experiences illustrates the process of "human revolution" in action--how an individual's inner-motivated transformation sparks changes in their life and circumstances.View Members' Stories on video »
“I want to make even more of a difference with my life from this moment onwards.”
Lulu McLennan, U.K.
Rangatiratanga--The Work of Keeping True to One's PlaceNgapaki Emery, New Zealand/ Aotearoa
Ngapaki Emery shares her experience of coming to know a seemingly "foreign" practice of faith in relationship to her nationality as Māori.
Finding My True VoiceEdoardo Santoni, Australia
A musician who has struggled with depression, Edoardo describes how involvement with SGI, and assisting a choir of SGI-Australia members, has helped him find a truer, more honest "voice" as a performer.
Pursuing My Creative PassionJeremy Joffee, USA
The World Tribune, a SGI-USA publication, speaks with Jeremy Joffee about how his Buddhist practice has enabled him to become an award-winning filmmaker
Heart-to-HeartNomsa Mdlalose, South Africa
After starting to practice Buddhism, Nomsa Mdlalose realized she could pursue her passion of story-telling and establish her dream career
Shout It OutNYCCA, Japan
Rap artist NYCCA talks about how Nichiren Buddhism helps shape his music and enables him to lead a life of integrity
Unleashing the Power of CultureElise Mballa, Cameroon
Through her practice of Buddhism, Elsie Mballa was able to focus her passion for culture into culture festivals held all around the globe
Music from the Heart: A Treasure and a Weapon for PeaceNestor Torres, USA
Nestor Torres, a jazz musician living in the US, discovers a deeper sense of purpose to his music making through his practice of Buddhism
Building Bridges with ArtMelanie Merians, USA
In the wake of the 9/11 bombings, Melanie Merians created a theatrical performance to uplift and support people
The Medicine to Heal People's HeartsChristian Duncker, Germany
Christian Ducker explains how his Buddhist practice has enabled him to encourage and touch the lives of his patients in his role as a physician
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