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Buddhism | May 26 2013

SGI-Indonesia Celebrates Women's Day

SGI-Indonesia Celebrates Women's Day

During the month of May, commemorative events and meetings marking May 14, SGI-Indonesia Women's Day, were held throughout Indonesia. On May 26, SGI women in the province of West Java co-organized an event titled "The World is Yours to Change" with the local government of Karawang. ... read more

Buddhism | May 26 2013

Lotus Sutra Exhibition Held in Sri Lanka

Lotus Sutra Exhibition Held in Sri Lanka

From May 25-26, the Institute of Oriental Philosophy (IOP) and SGI-Sri Lanka sponsored the exhibition "Lotus Sutra--A Message of Peace and Harmonious Coexistence" at the Royal College in Colombo, Sri Lanka. ... read more

Buddhism | May 26 2013

SGI Youth in Eastern Europe Gather for Training Course in Vienna

SGI Youth in Eastern Europe Gather for Training Course in Vienna

From May 24-26, SGI youth in Eastern Europe came together for a training course at the SGI-Austria Culture Center in Vienna. ... read more

Interfaith | May 22 2013

SGI-Canada Participates in Multifaith Dialogue on Adversity

SGI-Canada Participates in Multifaith Dialogue on Adversity

On May 22, SGI-Canada participated in the fifth dialogue in a series of seven titled "The Power of Spirit: A Multifaith Exploration of Triumph Over Adversity." ... read more

Culture | May 15 2013

SGI-Spain Hosts Arts Festival

SGI-Spain Hosts Arts Festival

On May 15, SGI-Spain hosted an arts festival at its culture center in Rivas-Vaciamadrid aimed at deepening friendship with the local community. The festival featured performances ranging from Spanish dance, opera vignettes and theatrical skits to piano pieces and poetry. ... read more

Education | May 8 2013

SSA Hosts Talk on Depression: "The Happy You"

SSA Hosts Talk on Depression: "The Happy You"

On May 8, Singapore Soka Association (SSA) and the Agency for Integrated Care organized a talk on depression titled "The Happy You." The talk was given by Ong Choon Ming, an occupational therapist from the Singapore Association for Mental Health, at a meeting of SSA's senior citizens group held at the SSA Headquarters. ... read more

Buddhism | May 5 2013

SGI Members Around the World Celebrate May 3, Soka Gakkai Day

SGI Members Around the World Celebrate May 3, Soka Gakkai Day

In April and May, SGI members around the world gathered to celebrate May 3rd, Soka Gakkai Day. ... read more

Sustainable Development | Apr 28 2013

SGM Celebrates Sustainable Development in April

SGM Celebrates Sustainable Development in April

Celebrating April as the "month of sustainable development," Soka Gakkai Malaysia (SGM) in Selangor held activities promoting environmental protection and eco-consciousness, including a community clean-up, tree planting, an exhibition and a lecture. ... read more

Buddhism | Apr 28 2013

SGI-Cambodia Leaders Attend Leaders' Training Course in Bangkok

SGI-Cambodia Leaders Attend Leaders' Training Course in Bangkok

From April 27-28, representatives of SGI-Cambodia attended a leaders' training course organized by SGI-Thailand. ... read more

Buddhism | Apr 28 2013

SGI-Mexico Men Gather in Veracruz City

SGI-Mexico Men Gather in Veracruz City

From April 27-28, SGI-Mexico men's group members from 11 cities across the country gathered for a training course at the SGI-Mexico Veracruz Center. ... read more

Humanitarian Activities | Apr 28 2013

Soka Gakkai Youth Hold Concerts in Fukushima

Soka Gakkai Youth Hold Concerts in Fukushima

For people affected by the 2011 nuclear disaster in Fukushima Prefecture, the Soka Gloria Brass Band gave two concerts on April 28, and the Belarusian Children's Art Exhibition was also held from April 16-22. ... read more

Buddhism | Apr 27 2013

760th Anniversary of the Establishment of Nichiren Buddhism Celebrated

760th Anniversary of the Establishment of Nichiren Buddhism Celebrated

On April 27, 2013, to mark the 760th anniversary of the establishment of Nichiren Buddhism (April 28, 1253), SGI President Daisaku Ikeda participated in a commemorative meeting in Shinanomachi, Tokyo. ... read more

Press Releases | Apr 25 2013

International Survey by SGI Youth Shows 91% Consider Nuclear Weapons Inhumane

On April 23, the results of an international survey on attitudes towards nuclear weapons carried out by youth members of the Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Buddhist group were released at the UN Office at Geneva (UNOG) during the Second Session of the Preparatory Committee (PrepCom) for the 2015 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference. ... read more

Peace and Disarmament | Apr 23 2013

New Antinuclear Exhibition and Results of Survey Presented in Geneva

New Antinuclear Exhibition and Results of Survey Presented in Geneva

The antinuclear exhibition "Everything You Treasure–For a World Free From Nuclear Weapons," a joint initiative by Soka Gakkai International and the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, opened on April 23 at the UN Office at Geneva during the Second Preparatory Committee for the 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons. ... read more

Peace and Disarmament | Apr 22 2013

SGI-Bolivia Hosts Culture of Peace Seminar

SGI-Bolivia Hosts Culture of Peace Seminar

On April 22, SGI-Bolivia youth hosted a Culture of Peace seminar at their culture center in Santa Cruz for students majoring in international relations at the Private Technical University of Santa Cruz (UTEPSA). ... read more