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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

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

Buddhism | Jan 29 2012

SGI Members in Thailand and India Hold Study Exams

SGI Members in Thailand and India Hold Study Exams

In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the publication of the Collected Writings of Nichiren Daishonin, Buddhist study exams will be held around the world, with an expected 150,000 people taking part. ... read more

Buddhism | Jan 27 2012

IOP-UK Hosts Specialist Librarians Conference on Buddhism

IOP-UK Hosts Specialist Librarians Conference on Buddhism

"Buddhism: Texts and Tales" was the theme of the Annual Conference of the South Asia Archive and Library Group (SAALG) held on January 27 at SGI-UK's Taplow Court culture center outside London. ... read more

Buddhism | Jan 25 2012

Latin America Study Training Course Held in Panama

Latin America Study Training Course Held in Panama

The SGI-Panama Culture Center hosted the Latin America Buddhist study training course from January 23 to 25. Participants gathered from Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru and Venezuela. ... read more

Buddhism | Jan 17 2012

Anniversary of Great Hanshin Earthquake Commemorated in Japan

Anniversary of Great Hanshin Earthquake Commemorated in Japan

On the anniversary of the Great Hanshin Earthquake (January 17, 1995) in Japan, Soka Gakkai members held memorial prayer meetings at four venues in Hyogo and Osaka prefectures, including the Soka Gakkai Hyogo Culture Center and Kansai Culture Center. ... read more

Buddhism | Jan 15 2012

SGI-Philippines Holds Prayer Meetings

SGI-Philippines Holds Prayer Meetings

Following a tropical storm that triggered flash floods in southern parts of the Philippines, SGI members in the country gathered in Manila on January 13 and in Cagayan de Oro, Mindanao, on January 15, to pray for the fast and safe recovery of affected areas and to mark a fresh new departure. ... read more

Buddhism | Jan 14 2012

SGI-Haiti and Dominican Republic Members Gather to Celebrate New Departure

SGI-Haiti and Dominican Republic Members Gather to Celebrate New Departure

On January 14, SGI-Haiti members, together with members from the Dominican Republic, held a meeting in Port-au-Prince to celebrate the New Year. ... read more

Buddhism | Jan 2 2012

SGI Celebrates the Year of Developing a Youthful SGI

SGI Celebrates the Year of Developing a Youthful SGI

SGI members around the world celebrated the New Year with celebratory meetings held on January 1 and 2. The theme for SGI in 2012 is "Developing a Youthful SGI." ... read more

Buddhism | Jan 1 2012

SGI-Ghana and Central African Republic Celebrate New Year

SGI-Ghana and Central African Republic Celebrate New Year

On January 1, SGI-Ghana members held New Year's prayer meetings throughout the country in their respective areas. Some 1,500 attended in total. ... read more

Buddhism | Dec 25 2011

SGI Members in Thailand Respond in Aftermath of Floods

SGI Members in Thailand Respond in Aftermath of Floods

In the aftermath of the large-scale floods that devastated Thailand in the latter half of 2011, SGI members in Thailand have been working together with people in the community to help restore the affected areas and support those in need. ... read more

Buddhism | Dec 25 2011

Buddhist Study Exams Held in Korea and Malaysia

Buddhist Study Exams Held in Korea and Malaysia

In the month of December, both SGI-Korea and Soka Gakkai Malaysia (SGM) members took part in Buddhist study exams. ... read more

Buddhism | Dec 11 2011

Hong Kong and Macau SGI Members Take Buddhist Study Exam

Hong Kong and Macau SGI Members Take Buddhist Study Exam

On December 11, SGI members from Hong Kong and Macau took part in the first entrance-level study exam in their respective areas. ... read more