トップ

All News

Loading

Buddhism | Jun 19 2011

Founding of Soka Gakkai Women's Division Celebrated Worldwide

Founding of Soka Gakkai Women's Division Celebrated Worldwide

In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the founding of the Soka Gakkai Women's Division, SGI members around the world held meetings to mark the occasion. ... read more

Culture | Jun 19 2011

Soka Gakkai Indonesia Contributes to Cultural Activities

Soka Gakkai Indonesia Contributes to Cultural Activities

Kongres Wanita Indonesia (KOWANI) sponsored an event in Jakarta, Indonesia, in conjunction with the 3rd ASEAN Confederation of Women's Organization (ACWO) Board Meeting. ... read more

Buddhism | Jun 18 2011

15th Anniversary of SGI-USA Florida Nature and Culture Center Celebrated

15th Anniversary of SGI-USA Florida Nature and Culture Center Celebrated

SGI-USA marked the 15th anniversary of the opening of the Florida Nature and Culture Center in Weston, Florida, and SGI President Daisaku Ikeda's first visit to the center on June 18. ... read more

Peace and Disarmament | Jun 16 2011

"Victory Over Violence" Events In South Africa

"Victory Over Violence" Events In South Africa

Youth members of SGI-South Africa held "Victory Over Violence" (VOV) events in Cape Town and Soweto to mark South Africa's Youth Day on June 16. ... read more

Buddhism | Jun 15 2011

Chinese and Spanish SGI Websites Renewed

Chinese and Spanish SGI Websites Renewed

The Spanish and Simplified and Traditional Chinese SGI websites have been renewed. In line with the renewal, the URLs for the sites have been changed to the following: ... read more

Buddhism | Jun 13 2011

SGI Women Hold Commemorative Meetings Throughout the World

SGI Women Hold Commemorative Meetings Throughout the World

During June, meetings were held worldwide in celebration of the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the Soka Gakkai Women's Group. ... read more

Education | Jun 13 2011

Taiwan Soka Association Delegation Participates in Education Forum in China

Taiwan Soka Association Delegation Participates in Education Forum in China

Taiwan Soka Association (TSA) was one of the cosponsors of the Concern for the Growth of the Next Generation (CGNG) Cross-Straits Forum that was held from June 11 to 13 in Xiamen, Fujian Province, China. ... read more

Human Rights | Jun 11 2011

Human Rights Activist Addresses SGI-Kenya Women

Human Rights Activist Addresses SGI-Kenya Women

On June 11, SGI women members in Kenya and other countries in eastern Africa gathered at the University of Nairobi to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the Soka Gakkai's Women's Division. ... read more

Interfaith | Jun 11 2011

SGI-UK Participates in Interfaith Events

SGI-UK Participates in Interfaith Events

On May 29, SGI-UK's Glorious Life Chorus performed at a Wesak event, marking the 2,600th anniversary of Shakyamuni Buddha's enlightenment, held at the Hammersmith Town Hall in London. ... read more

Humanitarian Activities | Jun 11 2011

SGI-USA Members Engage in Relief Efforts in Tornado Aftermath

SGI-USA Members Engage in Relief Efforts in Tornado Aftermath

Following the devastation caused by the EF5 tornado which hit Joplin, Kansas, on May 22, a group of SGI members in Kansas City, Missouri, took the lead in providing relief aid to those in affected areas. ... read more

Sustainable Development | Jun 11 2011

Institute of Oriental Philosophy, UK, Hosts "Creative Awakening" Seminar

Institute of Oriental Philosophy, UK, Hosts "Creative Awakening" Seminar

The Institute of Oriental Philosophy (IOP) UK held the third in a series of seminars titled "Creative Awakening" on humanity's relationship with nature on June 11 at the SGI-UK Taplow Court Grand Culture Centre. ... read more

Interfaith | Jun 9 2011

SGI-Australia Hosts Interfaith Dialogue

SGI-Australia Hosts Interfaith Dialogue

The first in a series of three interfaith dialogues titled "Embracing Difficult Conversations" was held at the SGI-Australia Culture Centre in Sydney on June 9. The theme of the meeting was "Conflict and Religion." ... read more

Humanitarian Activities | Jun 9 2011

Soka Gakkai Malaysia Responds to Myanmar Earthquake

Soka Gakkai Malaysia Responds to Myanmar Earthquake

Soka Gakkai Malaysia (SGM) donated RM$90,000 (US$30,447), collected from among its members nationwide, to the Malaysian Red Crescent Society in aid of the Myanmar earthquake victims. ... read more

Education | Jun 5 2011

Soka Gakkai Education Department Commemorates Makiguchi's Birth

Soka Gakkai Education Department Commemorates Makiguchi's Birth

In honor of the 140th anniversary of the birth of first Soka Gakkai president Tsunesaburo Makiguchi (June 6, 1871), the Soka Gakkai Education Department hosted a commemorative lecture at the Seikyo Shimbun head office on June 5. ... read more

Culture | Jun 5 2011

Russian Folk Ensemble Tours Taiwan

Russian Folk Ensemble Tours Taiwan

At the invitation of Taiwan Soka Association's (TSA) Chin Shuan Cultural and Educational Foundation, the Russian Folk Ensemble held six performances in the cities of Kaohsiung, Changhua and Taipei. ... read more

Buddhism | Jun 5 2011

Founding of Soka Gakkai Women's Group Celebrated in June

Founding of Soka Gakkai Women's Group Celebrated in June

Soka Gakkai held its monthly leaders meeting at the Soka International Friendship Center in Tokyo, Japan. The meeting commemorated the 60th anniversary of the establishment of Soka Gakkai's women's group. ... read more

Interfaith | Jun 4 2011

Interfaith Dialogue Held at SGI-Germany Culture Center

Interfaith Dialogue Held at SGI-Germany Culture Center

An interfaith event was held at the SGI-Germany Culture Center in Mörfelden-Walldorf, as part of an open day event at the center celebrating its 25th anniversary and the 20th anniversary of SGI President Daisaku Ikeda's visit to the center on June 4. ... read more

Sustainable Development | Jun 4 2011

SGI-Canada Takes Part in Park Cleanup

SGI-Canada Takes Part in Park Cleanup

SGI-Canada members and friends took part in Vancouver's annual "Keep Vancouver Spectacular" campaign on June 4. The volunteers picked up garbage and cigarette butts in Victoria Park. ... read more

Education | Jun 3 2011

Ikeda Center Seminar Explores Ideas on the Role of Education

Ikeda Center Seminar Explores Ideas on the Role of Education

The Ikeda Center convened an education seminar honoring the 15th anniversary of SGI President Daisaku Ikeda's June 1996 Teachers College lecture, "Thoughts on Education for Global Citizenship," on June 3, 2011. ... read more

Peace and Disarmament | Jun 1 2011

Director of Toda Institute Speaks at SGI-USA's Culture of Peace Lecture Series

Director of Toda Institute Speaks at SGI-USA's Culture of Peace Lecture Series

Dr. Olivier Urbain, director of the Toda Institute and author of the book Daisaku Ikeda's Philosophy of Peace: Dialogue, Transformation and Global Citizenship spoke at the SGI-USA New York Culture Center. ... read more

Buddhism | May 29 2011

SGI-USA Holds Youth Meeting and Japan-America Student Friendship Exchange

SGI-USA Holds Youth Meeting and Japan-America Student Friendship Exchange

At the World Peace Ikeda Auditorium in Santa Monica, California, some 900 youth members attended the SGI-USA Youth Leaders Meeting and participated in a Japan-America Friendship Exchange. ... read more

Peace and Disarmament | May 29 2011

Exhibition on Nuclear Abolition Shown in Peru

Exhibition on Nuclear Abolition Shown in Peru

SGI-Peru hosted the exhibition "From a Culture of Violence to a Culture of Peace: Transforming the Human Spirit" (THS) at the Callao Youth Cultural Center in Callao from May 23-29. ... read more

Culture | May 22 2011

Taiwan Soka Association Holds Community Friendship Culture Festivals

Taiwan Soka Association Holds Community Friendship Culture Festivals

Taiwan Soka Association held a Community Friendship Culture Festival themed "Cherish Earth, Love Taiwan" in 95 venues throughout Taiwan from April 3 to May 22. More than 4.1 million people participated in this event. ... read more

Buddhism | May 22 2011

Lotus Sutra Exhibition Held in Sri Lanka

Lotus Sutra Exhibition Held in Sri Lanka

The exhibition "Lotus Sutra--A Message of Peace and Harmonious Coexistence" was shown at Sirimavo Bandaranaike Memorial Exhibition Centre in Colombo from May 18-22. ... read more

Buddhism | May 22 2011

Study Sessions on Nichiren's Writings in Malaysia and Thailand

Study Sessions on Nichiren's Writings in Malaysia and Thailand

Soka Gakkai Malaysia held Buddhist study sessions at the SGM Culture Center on May 19-20 and SGI-Thailand held sessions at the SGI-Thailand Thonburi Center in Bangkok from May 21-22. ... read more

Humanitarian Activities | May 21 2011

Singapore Soka Association Participates in Mercy Relief Seminar

Singapore Soka Association Participates in Mercy Relief Seminar

On May 21, representatives of Singapore Soka Association (SSA) participated in a seminar titled "Natural Disaster & Humanity," organized by Mercy Relief (MR). ... read more

Interfaith | May 21 2011

SGI-UK Participates in Walk for Unity

SGI-UK Participates in Walk for Unity

SGI-UK members from East London took part in a "Faith & Neighbours Walk" on May 21 as a way of promoting understanding of different faiths within the community. ... read more

Culture | May 17 2011

SGI-Nepal Holds Third Culture Festival

SGI-Nepal Holds Third Culture Festival

SGI-Nepal held its third Culture Festival on May 17, at the Rashtriya Nach Ghar, a culture hall in Kathmandu. The festival, which involved five months of preparation by 170 stage performers and a team of 55 behind-the-scenes support staff, drew an audience of 1,000--some 600 more people than in 2008. ... read more

Culture | May 14 2011

Singapore Soka Association Holds "Friendship for Peace" Concerts

Singapore Soka Association Holds "Friendship for Peace" Concerts

Singapore Soka Association held the first of a two-concert series which is part of SSA's ongoing "Friendship for Peace" concerts at the SSA Ikeda Culture Auditorium on April 30. ... read more

Culture | May 12 2011

Paying Tribute to Salvador Dali

Paying Tribute to Salvador Dali

The opening ceremony for the exhibition "Tribute to Imagination: Salvador Dalí Crystal Sculpture" was held on May 12 at Soka Gakkai Malaysia's Exhibition Hall, Wisma Kebudayaan. ... read more

Buddhism | May 9 2011

Members in Dominican Republic, Fiji and Uganda Celebrate May 3

Members in Dominican Republic, Fiji and Uganda Celebrate May 3

SGI members in Dominican Republic, Fiji and Uganda held meetings throughout the country in commemoration of May 3, Soka Gakkai Day. ... read more

Buddhism | May 9 2011

60th Anniversary of Seikyo Shimbun Newspaper

60th Anniversary of Seikyo Shimbun Newspaper

On May 9, the unveiling of a bronze statue, “Uncrowned Heroes,” featuring a newspaper delivery woman, took place in the forecourt of the Seikyo Shimbun head office to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the launching of Soka Gakkai’s organ newspaper in 1951. ... read more

Buddhism | May 8 2011

Bharat Soka Gakkai Holds District General Meetings

Bharat Soka Gakkai Holds District General Meetings

Bharat Soka Gakkai (BSG) held district general meetings at 970 venues throughout India from May 7-8. Including guests, approximately 40,000 people took part in the meetings around the country. ... read more

Buddhism | May 7 2011

SGI-UK Women Members Hold Spring Training Course

SGI-UK Women Members Hold Spring Training Course

SGI-UK women members held a spring training course from May 5-6 in Leicestershire. SGI Europe Women's Leader Sakae Takahashi described the development of SGI in Europe over the years. ... read more

Education | May 7 2011

SGI-USA Organizes Community Health and Wellness Fair in Las Vegas

SGI-USA Organizes Community Health and Wellness Fair in Las Vegas

A Community Health and Wellness Fair was held at the SGI-USA Las Vegas Center on May 7. The event featured about 30 booths, presentations, six guest speakers and entertainments. ... read more

Humanitarian Activities | May 6 2011

Singapore Soka Volunteer Group in Focus

Singapore Soka Volunteer Group in Focus

Since March 2011, Singapore Soka Volunteer Group (SVG) have been volunteering every Friday at the National Trade Union Congress (NTUC) Eldercare Co-operative’s Dakota Center. ... read more

Culture | May 6 2011

SGI-Hong Kong Holds Erhu Music Appreciation Seminar

SGI-Hong Kong Holds Erhu Music Appreciation Seminar

Erhu master Wang Guotong was invited by SGI-Hong Kong to give a talk at the SGI-Hong Kong Culture Centre as part of the center's series of culture seminars on May 6. ... read more

Humanitarian Activities | May 5 2011

SGI Organizations Continue to Give Earthquake Relief Donations

SGI Organizations Continue to Give Earthquake Relief Donations

In the aftermath of the March 11 earthquake and tsunamis that hit Japan, SGI organizations around the world have continued to give donations to various organizations. ... read more

Buddhism | May 1 2011

SGI Commemorates Soka Gakkai Day and Soka Gakkai Mother's Day

SGI Commemorates Soka Gakkai Day and Soka Gakkai Mother's Day

SGI members throughout the world gathered in their respective areas to celebrate May 3, Soka Gakkai Day and Soka Gakkai Mother's Day. ... read more

Buddhism | Apr 29 2011

Soka Gakkai Holds Memorial Services for March 11 Victims

Soka Gakkai Holds Memorial Services for March 11 Victims

In memoriam services were held in Miyagi, Iwate, Fukushima, Aomori, Akita and Yamagata Prefectures to honor victims of the March 11 earthquake in Japan. ... read more

Buddhism | Apr 29 2011

Soka Gakkai Day Celebrated at Monthly Leaders Meeting

Soka Gakkai Day Celebrated at Monthly Leaders Meeting

Soka Gakkai held its monthly leaders meeting at the Soka Gakkai Kansai Ikeda Memorial Hall in Osaka, Japan, which representative members from the Kansai Region attended. ... read more

Buddhism | Apr 27 2011

Soka Gakkai Publishes Lotus Sutra Manuscript Series 11

Soka Gakkai Publishes Lotus Sutra Manuscript Series 11

Soka Gakkai recently published the Sanskrit Lotus Sutra Manuscript from the British Library (Or. 2204), Romanized Text, the 11th part in its ongoing Lotus Sutra Manuscript Series. ... read more

Buddhism | Apr 26 2011

SGI YouTube Channel “SGI Videos Online” Launched

SGI YouTube Channel “SGI Videos Online” Launched

SGI has launched an official YouTube Video Channel titled "SGI Videos Online." The channel provides a variety of videos related to SGI's global movement to build a culture of peace, as well as introductory material related to SGI's history and Buddhist practice. ... read more

Buddhism | Apr 25 2011

Study Sessions on Nichiren Buddhism Held in Brazil and Argentina

Study Sessions on Nichiren Buddhism Held in Brazil and Argentina

The sixth Latin America Study Session on Nichiren Buddhism was held in São Paulo, Brazil. Some 2,000 gathered from 12 countries throughout Central and South America. ... read more

Sustainable Development | Apr 24 2011

"Seeds of Hope" Shown in Panama

"Seeds of Hope" Shown in Panama

From April 1-24, the SGI and Earth Charter exhibition, "Seeds of Hope: Visions of Sustainability, Steps Toward Change" was held at the SGI-Panama Culture Center's Peace Hall in Panama City. ... read more