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Back to listJul 4, 2012

SGI-Portugal Women Hold Meetings

In AlgarveSGI-Portugal Women's Group members in Algarve, the southernmost region of Portugal

From June 30 to July 4, SGI-Portugal women's group members held commemorative meetings throughout the nation, celebrating the founding of Soka Gakkai's Women's Division (June 10, 1951). At the meetings, participants shared faith-based experiences and engaged in Buddhist study. A message from SGI President Ikeda to the women of SGI-Europe was also shared, in which he expressed his hope for the members to live true to themselves based on a strong sense of purpose, and to create harmonious relationships in their respective communities.

[Adapted from an article in the August 17, 2012, issue of the Seikyo Shimbun, Soka Gakkai, Japan; photo courtesy of Seikyo Shimbun]