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Sustainable Development | Feb 26 2012

SGI-NZ Members Organize Beach Cleanup

SGI-NZ Members Organize Beach Cleanup

On February 26, SGI New Zealand (SGI-NZ) members from Auckland gathered to clean up Browns Bay beach. ... read more

Culture | Feb 26 2012

Youth Peace Culture Festivals Held in Argentina

Youth Peace Culture Festivals Held in Argentina

From February 25-26, SGI-Argentina held a Youth Peace Culture festival in Buenos Aires and another in Neuquén. In total, 7,000 people, from all over Argentina, attended the festivals. ... read more

Buddhism | Feb 24 2012

Lecture on Buddhist Compassion Held in Spain

Lecture on Buddhist Compassion Held in Spain

On February 24, President Florencio Serrano of the Federation of Buddhist Communities of Spain gave a lecture on the theme of compassion and the meaning of happiness at the SGI-Spain Culture Center in Madrid. ... read more

Buddhism | Feb 22 2012

Buddhist Study Lectures Held Throughout Asia

Buddhist Study Lectures Held Throughout Asia

On February 18 and 19, Bharat Soka Gakkai (BSG) held Buddhist study lectures at two locations in New Delhi. On February 18, lectures were held at the S. Radhakrishnan Auditorium and, on February 19, at BSG's Soka Bodhi Tree Garden. ... read more

Buddhism | Feb 17 2012

Lotus Sutra Exhibition Shown in Spain

Lotus Sutra Exhibition Shown in Spain

On February 17, the Institute of Oriental Philosophy (IOP) and SGI-Spain co-organized the "Lotus Sutra--A Message of Peace and Harmonious Coexistence" exhibition at the recently-opened SGI-Spain Culture Center in Madrid. ... read more

Culture | Feb 16 2012

Poetry for Peace in Dubai

Poetry for Peace in Dubai

On February 16, celebrating the 50th anniversary of SGI President Daisaku Ikeda's first visit to the Middle East region, SGI-Gulf (Emirate of Dubai) held a "Poets Conference" at the Dubai Knowledge Village (DKV)--a special free economic zone dedicated to human resource development and learning excellence. ... read more

Culture | Feb 16 2012

SGI-Canada Youth Band Wins Silver Award at Band Festival

SGI-Canada Youth Band Wins Silver Award at Band Festival

On February 16, the SGI-Canada Youth Band won a Silver Award at the Ontario Band Association's annual Concert Band Festival. ... read more

Buddhism | Feb 16 2012

Soka Gakkai Members Commemorate Nichiren's Birth

Soka Gakkai Members Commemorate Nichiren's Birth

In commemoration of the anniversary of Nichiren Daishonin's birth (February 16, 1222), prayer meetings were held at the Soka Gakkai Headquarters on February 16. ... read more

Peace and Disarmament | Feb 15 2012

SGI Representatives Attend Anniversary Events of Treaty of Tlatelolco in Mexico

SGI Representatives Attend Anniversary Events of Treaty of Tlatelolco in Mexico

The Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean (OPANAL) held celebratory events marking the 45th anniversary of the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean, known as the Treaty of Tlatelolco, at the Tlatelolco University Cultural Center from February 14-15. ... read more

Buddhism | Feb 12 2012

SGI-Dominican Republic Celebrates Anniversary of Landmark Visit

SGI-Dominican Republic Celebrates Anniversary of Landmark Visit

On February 12, members of SGI-Dominican Republic (SGI-DR) held celebratory meetings marking the 25th anniversary of SGI President Daisaku Ikeda's first visit to the country on February 8, 1987. ... read more

Buddhism | Feb 12 2012

SGI-Cambodia Holds Youth Training Session

SGI-Cambodia Holds Youth Training Session

From February 10-12, SGI-Cambodia youth members gathered for a training course in Siem Reap. Participants studied SGI President Daisaku Ikeda’s contributions to peace and the development of SGI in Cambodia, which now has a culture center in Phnom Penh, the country's capital. ... read more

Culture | Feb 9 2012

"Dramatic Tango" Tours Japan

"Dramatic Tango" Tours Japan

The Min-On Concert Association in Tokyo, sponsored the Japan tour of the Argentine tango group the Fabio Hager Sextet from January 22 to March 25. ... read more

Interfaith | Feb 6 2012

World Interfaith Harmony Week in Geneva

World Interfaith Harmony Week in Geneva

On February 6, representatives from the SGI UN Liaison Office in Geneva, Switzerland, and Soka Gakkai Suisse members gave a presentation on Nichiren Buddhism at an event celebrating World Interfaith Harmony Week at the Ecumenical Centre Chapel in Geneva. ... read more

Buddhism | Feb 5 2012

SGI-Greece Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of its formation, SGI-Greece held meetings and a culture festival in Athens from February 3-5. ... read more

Buddhism | Feb 5 2012

SGI Members in Canada and New Zealand Celebrate Chinese New Year

SGI Members in Canada and New Zealand Celebrate Chinese New Year

On January 27, some 160 SGI-Canada members and guests gathered to celebrate the Chinese New Year at SGI-Canada's Vancouver Culture Centre. ... read more