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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

Sustainable Development | Apr 24 2011

Soka Gakkai Malaysia Promotes Sustainable Development and Earth Day

Soka Gakkai Malaysia Promotes Sustainable Development and Earth Day

In April, Soka Gakkai Malaysia (SGM) participated in a variety of activities promoting sustainable development activities which included showings of the "Seeds of Hope" exhibition. ... read more

Humanitarian Activities | Apr 24 2011

Individual Soka Gakkai Members Continue Relief Efforts

Individual Soka Gakkai Members Continue Relief Efforts

In the aftermath of the March 11 earthquake and tsunamis that hit Japan, local Soka Gakkai members have been taking the initiative to help provide support to those in need. ... read more

Buddhism | Apr 23 2011

Lotus Sutra Exhibition Shown in Brazil

Lotus Sutra Exhibition Shown in Brazil

The Institute of Oriental Philosophy and SGI-Brazil cosponsored the "Lotus Sutra: A Message of Peace and Harmonious Coexistence" exhibition at the Brazil Ikeda Culture Center. ... read more

Peace and Disarmament | Apr 23 2011

Exhibition and Events Calling for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons Held in Florence

Exhibition and Events Calling for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons Held in Florence

The exhibition, "From a Culture of Violence to Culture of Peace: Transforming the Human Spirit," opened at Le Pagliere in Florence. Part of SGI Italy's antinuclear campaign titled "Senzatomica" ("Without Nuclear"), the exhibition was cosponsored by the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, Parliamentarians for Nuclear Nonproliferation and Disarmament (PNND) and International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW). ... read more

Peace and Disarmament | Apr 19 2011

“Victory Over Violence” Tours Texas

“Victory Over Violence” Tours Texas

SGI-USA youth in Texas launched a 30-day “Victory Over Violence” (VOV) exhibition tour that spanned six Texas universities and was seen by some 1,100. ... read more

Interfaith | Apr 19 2011

Wahid and Ikeda's Dialogue on Peace and Tolerance Discussed in Indonesia

Wahid and Ikeda's Dialogue on Peace and Tolerance Discussed in Indonesia

A panel discussion "Dialogue of Civilizations on Tolerance and Peace" was held at the Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) Headquarters in Jakarta, Indonesia. The discussion was based on the dialogue between Abdurrahman Wahid and Daisaku Ikeda. ... read more

Sustainable Development | Apr 17 2011

President of Taiwan Visits “Seeds of Hope” Exhibition

President of Taiwan Visits “Seeds of Hope” Exhibition

On April 17, Ma Ying-jeou, president of Taiwan, attended the Taiwan Soka Association Community Friendship Culture Festival at National Formosa University ... read more

Humanitarian Activities | Apr 17 2011

Step-By-Step Efforts Toward Recovery Continue

Step-By-Step Efforts Toward Recovery Continue

Slow but steady recovery efforts continue in the affected coastal regions of Tohoku more than one month after the March 11 earthquake in Japan. Soka Gakkai has been continuing its relief activities. ... read more

Sustainable Development | Apr 10 2011

Sustainable Living Exhibition Shown in High Schools in Iceland

Sustainable Living Exhibition Shown in High Schools in Iceland

An exhibition created by the SGI and Earth Charter initiative, "Seeds of Change: The Earth Charter and Human Potential," was shown at Borgarholtsskóli High School in Reykjavík during the school's environmental week from March 26 to April 1. ... read more

Buddhism | Apr 10 2011

SGI-Europe Youth Members Commemorate 50th Anniversary

The year 2011 marks the 50th anniversary of SGI President Daisaku Ikeda's first visit to Europe in 1961. SGI youth members in Ireland, Sweden, Norway and UK gathered respectively. ... read more

Education | Apr 6 2011

Children’s Animation Series Airs in Bolivia

Children’s Animation Series Airs in Bolivia

Animated adaptations of SGI President Daisaku Ikeda's original children's stories aired on Bolivia's UNIVALLE Television station. ... read more