• Dec 29

    Institute of Oriental Philosophy Launches Japanese Web Site

  • Dec 27

    Soka Gakkai Malaysia and Soka Gakkai Lanka Buddhist Association Hold Entrance-Level Study Examination on Nichiren Buddhism

  • Dec 20

    SGI-Venezuela Holds Youth Festivals; SGI-Chile Launches Fresh Start

  • Dec 8

    SGI-Spain Holds General Meeting and First Youth Peace and Culture Festival

  • Dec 4

    Bharat (India) Soka Gakkai and SGI-Mexico Hold Study Examination, Respectively; SGI-Philippines Studies "Orally Transmitted Teachings"; SGI-USA Launches Buddhist Learning Review

  • Nov 30

    SGI-Taiwan Changhua Culture Center Opens; Changhua County Commends SGI President

  • Nov 29

    SGI-Nepal Members Celebrate 10th Anniversary of SGI President's Visit to Nepal

  • Nov 19

    Soka Gakkai Holds Prayer Services to Commemorate November 18, Anniversary of Soka Gakkai's Founding and First Soka Gakkai President's Passing

  • Nov 3

    Soka Gakkai Holds Monthly Leaders' Meeting

  • Oct 28

    SGI-Portugal Grows to Four Chapters

  • Oct 21

    SGI-Australia Has New Leadership Line-up

  • Oct 14

    SGI-Bolivia Hosts Entrance Level Study Examination

  • Oct 5

    SGI-Thailand Youth Hold Southeast Asia Exchange; SGI-USA Youth Hold General Meeting in Los Angeles, California

  • Oct 4

    Second SGI-Oceania Conference Held in New Zealand

  • Sep 2

    Soka Gakkai Malaysia Opens New Center in Kuantan, Pahang

  • Sep 2

    SGI-Europe Members Meet for Summer Study in Trets, France

  • Aug 28

    Soka Gakkai Music Bands Participate in Local Parades

  • Aug 5

    SGI-Cambodia Establishes Young Men's and Young Women's Divisions

  • Aug 5

    Soka Gakkai Representatives Visit Former Mongolian President

  • Jul 10

    SGI-Europe Youth Representatives Gather for General Meeting in France; UNHCR Commends SGI President

  • Jul 8

    Soka Gakkai Holds Monthly Leaders' Meeting for July 2005

  • Jul 7

    SGI Members in Mauritius Start Afresh

  • Jul 4

    Soka Gakkai Malaysia Youth Participate in National Event

  • Jul 1

    SSA Youth Division Awarded Highest Youth Accolade in Singapore

  • Jun 22

    SGI-Europe Youth Representatives from 30 Countries Will Gather for General Meeting in July

  • Jun 19

    SGI-Korea Opens New Center in Taebaek, Gangwon Province

  • Jun 19

    SGI-Sri Lanka Women Hold Second General Meeting

  • Jun 19

    Soka Gakkai Indonesia Members Sit for Study Exams

  • Jun 16

    SGI Women in Nepal, Paraguay and the Philippines Commemorate Women's Division Day

  • Jun 12

    SGI-USA Queens Center Opens in New York City, USA

  • Jun 10

    West Chester Township, Ohio, USA, Dedicates Toda Friendship Circle in Voice of America Park

  • Jun 7

    Mineral Area College, USA, Awards Mrs. Kaneko Ikeda an Honorary Professorship

  • Jun 4

    Kinokuniya Publishes Video and DVD on Educator and First Soka Gakkai President Tsunesaburo Makiguchi

  • May 30

    SGI-USA Youth Center Opens; Los Angeles County Supervisor Commends SGI President and Mrs. Ikeda

  • May 24

    SGI-Luxembourg Members Meet; Soka Gakkai Malaysia Youth Engage in Social Activities

  • May 22

    SGI-Africa Celebrates May 3

  • May 21

    100,000 Youth Participate in SGI-Korea's Youth Festival

  • May 21

    SGI Members in Martinique, Guadeloupe and French Guiana Hold Spring Training Courses; SGI-France Members in Corsica Meet

  • May 19

    SGI-Poland Holds Study Session

  • May 16

    SGI-Uruguay Appoints New National Leaders

  • May 14

    SGI-Greece Holds Commemorative Meeting

  • May 10

    SGI-UK Holds Commemorative Event in London

  • Apr 25

    SGI Vice President Hiromasa Ikeda Visits Gandhi Memorial Hall in New Delhi, India; Attends Representative Bharat Soka Gakkai Leaders' Meeting at Bodhi Tree Garden

  • Apr 16

    SGI-Ghana Makes Great Strides

  • Apr 15

    Soka Gakkai Publishes Liturgy in Braille

  • Apr 14

    SGI Youth in Africa Socially-Engaged in Their Respective Communities

  • Apr 6

    Soka Gakkai Collaborates with Russian Institute on Publication of Xixia Version of the Lotus Sutra

  • Apr 3

    Soka Gakkai Malaysia Holds Study Examination; SGI-Philippines Studies Nichiren's "Orally Transmitted Teachings"

  • Mar 31

    SGI-Thailand Commemorates SGI's 30th Anniversary with Youth Music Festival

  • Mar 30

    Dr. Karel Dobbelaere, Former International Society for the Sociology of Religions President, Speaks on "Soka Gakkai in a Globalized World"

  • Mar 28

    SGI-Taiwan to Commence Construction of New Headquarters Building in Summer 2005

  • Mar 28

    SGI-Europe Youth in Spain, France, Hungary, Slovenia and Russia Reaffirm Commitment to Peace

  • Mar 25

    SGI Members Celebrate Lunar (Chinese) New Year in Northern California, USA and Singapore

  • Mar 21

    Agriculture and Fishery Departments of Hokkaido, Aomori and Hiroshima Hold Renaissance Rallies

  • Mar 19

    "March 16" Celebrated in Brazil, USA and Japan

  • Mar 10

    IOP Hosts Public Lecture by Professor Emeritus Tatsuo Morimoto of Meijo University

  • Mar 9

    Bharat (India) Soka Gakkai Hosts Family Festivals at Soka Bodhi Tree Garden

  • Mar 8

    SGI-Slovenia Officially Registered

  • Mar 7

    SGI-Peru Publishes Spanish Edition of The New Human Revolution, Volume 10 and 11, and The World of Nichiren Daishonin's Writings, Volume 1

  • Mar 6

    Soka Gakkai Farmers in Fukushima Hold Experience Rally

  • Mar 6

    250 SGI Members from 160 Countries Exchange with Japanese Members in Tokyo

  • Mar 6

    SGI-New Zealand Celebrate Chinese New Year with Local Residents

  • Mar 5

    SGI Representatives from 60 Countries Study Nichiren's Writings and Participate in Q&A with Soka Gakkai President

  • Mar 4

    Soka Gakkai Holds Monthly Leaders' Meeting for March

  • Mar 3

    SGI 2005 Spring Training Session Commences in Tokyo

  • Mar 2

    Six Thousand Converge on SGI-Brazil Nature and Culture Center to Celebrate SGI-Brazil Women's Day

  • Mar 1

    SGI-Germany Grows from Six to 14 Headquarters in Ten Years

  • Feb 24

    SGI-Mexico's Young Men's Brass Band and Young Women's Fife-and-Drum Corps Introduced on Local Radio Program

  • Feb 17

    SGI Members Observe Anniversary of Nichiren's Birthday

  • Feb 15

    Soka Gakkai Education Department Hosts Lecture by Future President of the Newly Established Tokyo Metropolitan University

  • Feb 13

    SGI members in Central African Republic Meet

  • Feb 8

    Local Band El Cuarteto Helps SGI-Venezuela Celebrate SGI's 30th Anniversary

  • Feb 3

    SGI Members Around the World Celebrate SGI Day

  • Jan 31

    Dialogue Series between Harvard Social Anthropology Professor and SGI President Begins in March Issue of Ushio

  • Jan 30

    SGI-USA Celebrates SGI's 30th Anniversary with an Aloha Gala in Hawaii

  • Jan 29

    SGI-Brazil Nova Era Fife-and-Drum Corps Members and SGI-USA Youth in Southern California Meet, Respectively

  • Jan 29

    SGI-Denmark Holds General Meeting; New Young Women's Division Chief Appointed

  • Jan 29

    SGI-Uganda Members Meet

  • Jan 22

    SGI Members Celebrate New Year's Day and SGI's 30th Anniversary

  • Jan 20

    SGI-USA Celebrates SGI's 30th Anniversary in Guam

  • Jan 18

    Soka Gakkai Holds Memorial Services for Victims of the 1995 Great Hanshin Earthquake

  • Jan 17

    Soka Gakkai Holds Memorial Concerts in Osaka and Hyogo in Remembrance of 1995 Earthquake

  • Jan 17

    Soka Renaissance Vanguard Wins Prime Minister's Cup for Eighth Time

  • Jan 16

    Soka Gakkai Fife-and-Drum Corps Wins Gold

  • Jan 14

    Soka Gakkai Women Hold Grassroots Meetings Nationwide

  • Jan 14

    SGI-Bolivia Holds General Meeting

  • Jan 14

    SGI-Argentina Women's Division's "Young Mrs." Group Members Meet

  • Jan 13

    SGI-Europe Holds Third SGI-European Summit in Trets, France

  • Jan 10

    17th Anniversary of the SGI-Chile Culture Center Commemorated

  • Jan 9

    SGI-USA Women to Hold Grassroots Meetings During February 2005

  • Jan 7

    Soka Gakkai Publishes English Translation of Ongi kuden (The Record of the Orally Transmitted Teachings)

  • Jan 7

    Yongsan District, Seoul, South Korea, Designates SGI-Korea Yongsan Culture Center as Model Facility

  • Jan 7

    SGI-Spain Starts Afresh with New Leaders

  • Jan 6

    SGI Members Around the World Celebrate New Year's Day and SGI's 30th Anniversary

  • Jan 6

    SGI-Brazil Education Department Holds Commencement Ceremony for Literacy Program Graduates

  • Jan 1

    SGI-USA to Celebrate SGI's 30th Anniversary in January in Guam and Hawaii

  • Jan 1

    Five Soka Gakkai Bands to Participate in National Meet

  • Jan 1

    Happy New Year 2005, "Year of Youth and Development"! 2005 New Year's Message (abridged) from Soka Gakkai President Einosuke Akiya