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.
In Pursuit of Wild DreamsErendro Leichombam Singh, USA
From complete despair, Erendro Leichombam Singh from India finds the courage and strength to achieve his dream of attending university. A recent Masters graduate of Harvard University, Erendro is now the founder of the nonprofit The Manipur International Centre.
A Human ExchangeMaría García Zambrano, Spain
Teaching large classes in high school, Maria Garcia Zambrano was inspired by the approach of Soka education and her Buddhist practice to treasure each student and believe in their potential.
Reading for LifeDurvalina Vitoriano da Silva, Brazil
Durvalina describes how she and her husband's lives were changed through studying with the Literacy Course for Adolescents and Adults run by SGI-Brazil, where she is now a tutor.
Fostering Global CitizenshipSandra Gualtieri, Italy
Inspired by SGI President Ikeda's annual peace proposals, Sandra Gualtieri decided to take personal responsibility to protect human rights and promote education
Transforming Educational PracticesNigel Straker, UK
An educator in the UK, Nigel Straker's Buddhist practice aided him in deepening compassion for his students and his belief in their potential
Tackling HIV/AIDSDavid Le Page, South Africa
David Le Page shares about how his Buddhist practice gives him hope and the wisdom to help encourage those battling HIV and AIDS
Like a Cherry TreeStephanie Tansey, USA
Stephanie Tansey explains how she gained wisdom, self-mastery and the preparation for her career as an educator from her practice of Buddhism
Challenging MyselfAsha Gupta, India
Asha Gupta describes how she came to initiate and head an educational organization and how her practice of Buddhism enabled her to overcome all the challenges on the way
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