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.
A Hidden History RevealedLarry Loyie, Canada
How Larry Loyie has devoted himself to telling the truth about the residential schools which took Aboriginal children in Canada away from their families, and how Nichiren Buddhism has helped him.
Unlimited PossibilitiesCarina Taeko Chau, USA
Facing many challenges due to a rare brittle bone disease, Carina explains how her practice of Nichiren Buddhism has enabled her to create her own life as a make-up artist and teacher.
Cultivating RespectKate Wiggins, Canada
Through her Buddhist practice, Kate Wiggins learns how to transform her experience of being a victim of violence to help those at an emergency shelter for abused women and their children.
The Starting Point for ActionTripti Tandon, India
Tripti Tandon, a lawyer working for a nongovernmental organization in India that strives to protect and promote human rights, talks about how her Buddhist practice helped her gain confidence
Committed to JusticeAlvin Sykes, USA
Through his practice of Nichiren Buddhism, Alvin Sykes has come to define success as "finding the truth and securing justice"
A Home with the HomelessRichard C. Brown, USA
Richard C. Brown describes how he was inspired to imagine a goal of bringing justice into the hands of youth and individuals in prisons and in homeless communities
A Genuine Change in Society Begins with "Human Revolution"David Woodger, UK
David Woodger talks about how his Buddhist practice helped him to transform his deep anger and resentment into a joyful life devoted to battling the true causes of racism
Working for a Diverse WorldRoger Algase, USA
Roger Algase, in his job as an immigration lawyer, realized that people from diverse backgrounds can work with each other in a harmonious way
New Commitment to SocietyMarianne Acker, Germany
Marianne Acker describes how practicing Buddhism inspired her to lead a contributive life, volunteering social services for young women in need
We All Need Each OtherYo Kano, USA
Yo Kano, a Japanese jazz musician now living in New York, talks about blindness and disability and how Buddhism has helped him overcome the challenges they have presented
Triumph Over DiscriminationMakiko Fujiwara, Japan
Makiko Fujiwara gained the strength to overcome discrimination through her practice of Buddhism
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