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Back to listFeb 17, 2005

SGI Members Observe Anniversary of Nichiren's Birthday

On February 16, SGI members in 190 countries and regions held world peace prayer services in observance of Nichiren's birthday (February 16, 1222) at respective SGI centers. SGI President Daisaku Ikeda attended a service at the Tokyo Makiguchi Memorial Hall in Hachioji City, Tokyo, while Soka Gakkai President Einosuke Akiya and General Director Toru Aoki attended a ceremony at the Soka Gakkai headquarters in Shinanomachi, Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo.