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Interfaith | Mar 31 2012

Launch of Centre for Applied Buddhism at SGI-UK's Taplow Court

Launch of Centre for Applied Buddhism at SGI-UK's Taplow Court

On March 31, the launch of the Centre for Applied Buddhism (CfAB) was held at SGI-UK's Taplow Court culture center. The CfAB will expand on and continue the work of the UK branch of the Institute for Oriental Philosophy, which closed in 2011. ... read more

Interfaith | Mar 25 2012

Interfaith Concert in Luxembourg

Interfaith Concert in Luxembourg

SGI-Luxembourg participated in the 3rd Interfaith Concert at the Protestant Church of Luxembourg on March 25. ... read more

Interfaith | Mar 24 2012

SGI-Spain Hosts Interfaith Discussion on Ecology and Religions

SGI-Spain Hosts Interfaith Discussion on Ecology and Religions

SGI-Spain hosted the 9th Interfaith Discussion organized by the Madrid Community Interfaith Dialogue Association (ADIM) at the SGI-Spain Soka Culture Center in Rivas-Vaciamadrid, Madrid, on March 24. ... read more

Interfaith | Mar 15 2012

6th Asia Pacific Regional Interfaith Dialogue Held in Indonesia

6th Asia Pacific Regional Interfaith Dialogue Held in Indonesia

From March 11-15, the 6th Asia Pacific Regional Interfaith Dialogue (RID-6) was held in Semarang, Indonesia. The theme was "Strengthening Collaborative Communities to Promote Regional Peace and Security: Interfaith in Action" and the dialogue included discussion about vision, aspirations and practical cooperation towards this end. ... read more

Interfaith | Feb 6 2012

World Interfaith Harmony Week in Geneva

World Interfaith Harmony Week in Geneva

On February 6, representatives from the SGI UN Liaison Office in Geneva, Switzerland, and Soka Gakkai Suisse members gave a presentation on Nichiren Buddhism at an event celebrating World Interfaith Harmony Week at the Ecumenical Centre Chapel in Geneva. ... read more

Interfaith | Jan 26 2012

SGI-UK Members Attend Holocaust Memorial

SGI-UK Members Attend Holocaust Memorial

SGI-UK members took part in Holocaust Memorial Day titled "Space for Peace" at Winchester Cathedral on January 26. ... read more

Interfaith | Nov 25 2011

The Institute of Oriental Philosophy Hosts Interreligious Dialogue

The Institute of Oriental Philosophy Hosts Interreligious Dialogue

The Institute of Oriental Philosophy (IOP) hosted an interreligious dialogue about Christian and Buddhist civilizations at the University of Sofia in Bulgaria on November 25. The event coincided with the 50th anniversary of the IOP's founding. ... read more

Interfaith | Nov 24 2011

SGI-Iceland Participates in Interfaith Forum

SGI-Iceland Participates in Interfaith Forum

On November 24, SGI-Iceland took part in the "Samráðsvettvangur trúfélaga" interfaith forum, which, this year, marks its fifth anniversary. SGI-Iceland is one of 14 faith organizations that regularly participate in the forum, which promotes understanding and respect between people of different faiths and meets at least four times a year. ... read more

Interfaith | Nov 22 2011

Singapore Soka Association Youth Attend Interfaith Lecture

Singapore Soka Association Youth Attend Interfaith Lecture

On November 22, several Singapore Soka Association (SSA) youth members attended the inaugural Abdul Aleem Siddique Memorial Lecture, which was held at and organized by the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore's (MUIS) Harmony Centre located in An-Nahadhah Mosque. ... read more

Interfaith | Nov 7 2011

Institute of Oriental Philosophy Hosts Lecture Series "The Essence and Diversity of Islamic Culture"

Institute of Oriental Philosophy Hosts Lecture Series "The Essence and Diversity of Islamic Culture"

The Institute of Oriental Philosophy (IOP) held a lecture series titled "The Essence and Diversity of Islamic Culture" at Nihon-seinenkan Hotel in Tokyo, from September to November. The lectures focused on the core principles of Islam, the diversity of Islamic culture and its influence on global society. ... read more

Interfaith | Oct 29 2011

Conference on Environmental Issues Held in California

Conference on Environmental Issues Held in California

Soka Gakkai was a cosponsor of a two-day interfaith conference titled "Brave New Planet--Imagining Ecological Communities" that was put together by Progressive Christians Uniting (PCU), Southern California, at Claremont Presbyterian Church in Claremont, California, from October 28-29. ... read more

Interfaith | Oct 23 2011

Soka Gakkai Malaysia Takes Part in Televised Interfaith Forum

Soka Gakkai Malaysia Takes Part in Televised Interfaith Forum

On October 23, representing Soka Gakkai Malaysia (SGM) Perak, Mr. Tan Sai Hoi and Ms. Fung Poh Chee took part in a forum broadcast by Malaysia's TV Al-Hijrah titled "Dialogue On Harmony Among Religions." ... read more

Interfaith | Sep 27 2011

Bharat Soka Gakkai Participates in Interfaith Conference

Bharat Soka Gakkai Participates in Interfaith Conference

On September 27, Naveena Reddi and Dr. Akash K. Ouchi, deputy chairpersons of Bharat (India) Soka Gakkai (BSG), participated in an interfaith conference in New Delhi organized by the Tony Blair Faith Foundation. ... read more

Interfaith | Sep 11 2011

Singapore Soka Association Holds Interfaith Event in Commemoration of 9/11

Singapore Soka Association Holds Interfaith Event in Commemoration of 9/11

On September 11, 2011, religious leaders of the 6 main faiths in Singapore--Christian, Muslim, Sikh, Taoist, Hindu and Buddhist--led a minute of silence in memory of those who died in the terrorist attacks in New York ten years earlier. ... read more

Interfaith | Sep 11 2011

SGI-USA Commemorates 10th Anniversary of September 11 Attacks

SGI-USA Commemorates 10th Anniversary of September 11 Attacks

On September 11, more than 350 people participated in a memorial service at the SGI-USA New York Culture Center marking the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, attacks. ... read more