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Culture | Jul 15 2011

Works from Beijing Palace Museum Exhibited in Hokkaido

Works from Beijing Palace Museum Exhibited in Hokkaido

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the normalization of diplomatic relations between Japan and China, the Tokyo Fuji Art Museum (TFAM) is exhibiting The Palace of Heaven on Earth: Works from the Palace Museum in Beijing, at the Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art. ... read more

Buddhism | Jul 9 2011

Monthly Soka Gakkai Leaders Meeting Celebrates Youth and Tohoku

Monthly Soka Gakkai Leaders Meeting Celebrates Youth and Tohoku

Soka Gakkai's July leaders meeting was held in conjunction with the New Tohoku General Meeting at the Tokyo Makiguchi Memorial Hall in Hachioji on July 9. ... read more

Buddhism | Jul 3 2011

SGI-Chile Celebrates the Month of July

SGI-Chile Celebrates the Month of July

On July 3, a prayer meeting commemorating the day of mentor and disciple was held at the SGI-Chile Culture Center in Santiago. ... read more

Buddhism | Jul 3 2011

Tohoku Youth Division General Meeting Held in Miyagi Prefecture

Tohoku Youth Division General Meeting Held in Miyagi Prefecture

Following the Great East Japan Earthquake, Soka Gakkai youth members in Tohoku gathered together on July 3, at the Soka Gakkai Aoba Culture Center in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, to celebrate the holding of the "New Generation First Tohoku Youth General Meeting." ... read more

Education | Jul 2 2011

Soka International Women’s Center Hosts Seminar on Communicating with Children

Soka International Women’s Center Hosts Seminar on Communicating with Children

Shigeyo Kondo of the Soka Gakkai Education Department gave a talk on the value of communication in drawing forth children's potential at the Soka International Women's Center in Tokyo on July 2. ... read more

Human Rights | Jul 1 2011

July Issue of SGI Quarterly "Finding Freedom" Now Online

July Issue of SGI Quarterly "Finding Freedom" Now Online

What is freedom? What does it mean to be free? The July issue of the SGI Quarterly, now online, takes a broad look at the meaning of freedom and the experiences of those who have struggled to achieve it. ... read more

Humanitarian Activities | Jun 30 2011

SGI Representatives Attend 2011 UNHCR Consultations with NGOs

SGI Representatives Attend 2011 UNHCR Consultations with NGOs

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, held its Annual Consultations with NGOs at the International Conference Center in Geneva, Switzerland from June 28-30. SGI representatives participated in the consultations. ... read more

Buddhism | Jun 26 2011

Student Group Meetings Held Across Canada

Student Group Meetings Held Across Canada

SGI-Canada's Student Group members held meetings throughout the country to celebrate the group's founding 54 years ago and to reaffirm the important role of students in creating a peaceful world on June 25 and 26. ... read more

Humanitarian Activities | Jun 26 2011

Soka Gakkai Members Plant Seeds of Hope in Earthquake Aftermath

Soka Gakkai Members Plant Seeds of Hope in Earthquake Aftermath

Mr. and Mrs. Izumi, together with a fellow member from the evacuation center, formed a volunteer group and started planting seeds and flowers throughout the city. ... read more

Buddhism | Jun 26 2011

SGI-Uruguay Women Hold Leaders Meeting

SGI-Uruguay Women Hold Leaders Meeting

On June 26, SGI-Uruguay women from all over the country attended a leaders meeting at the SGI-Uruguay Culture Center in Montevideo. At the meeting, participants studied one of Nichiren's writings, "The Dragon Gate," through which they learned about the spirit of "many in body but one in mind." ... read more

Culture | Jun 26 2011

SGI-New Zealand Brass Band Performs at Community Friendship Concert

SGI-New Zealand Brass Band Performs at Community Friendship Concert

SGI-New Zealand's Victorious March Brass Band appeared with the Manukau Concert Band for their 9th joint concert at the SGI-New Zealand Culture Centre in Auckland on June 26. ... read more

Buddhism | Jun 26 2011

Exchange Meeting Held in Haiti

Exchange Meeting Held in Haiti

An exchange meeting was held between SGI members from Haiti and the Dominican Republic in Juana Mendes, Haiti on June 26. ... read more

Culture | Jun 26 2011

SGI-Austria Celebrates 30th Anniversary

SGI-Austria Celebrates 30th Anniversary

SGI-Austria held a Friendship Meeting at the Hofburg Palace in Vienna, in celebration of the 30th anniversary of SGI-Austria's formation on June 25. ... read more

Buddhism | Jun 26 2011

Fukushima Members Attend Prayer Meetings, "Phoenix Rallies"

Fukushima Members Attend Prayer Meetings, "Phoenix Rallies"

Following the Great East Japan Earthquake that struck March 11, memorial prayer meetings were held at Soka Gakkai centers in Tohoku and in Tokyo during the month of June. ... read more

Education | Jun 25 2011

Health and Beauty Fair in Panama

Health and Beauty Fair in Panama

Members of the SGI-Panama women's and young women's groups held a health and beauty fair at the SGI-Panama Culture Center Peace Auditorium, located in Panama City. ... read more