Soka Gakkai International
Buddhism in Action for Peace
History & Philosophy
Stories and reflections on the Buddhist approach to life
An exhibition created by SGI and the Earth Charter Initiative and first shown at WSSD (the World Summit on Sustainable Development) held in Johannesburg, South Africa, 2002. Sixteen colorful panels give an introduction to sustainable development, the role of education and the Earth Charter as a set of values and principles for a sustainable living. Shown in 17 countries by 2006 and available in English, French, Italian, German, Japanese, Chinese, Spanish and Arabic language versions.
The “Seeds of Change” exhibition is often held by local SGI groups in cooperation with other NGOs, schools or community groups. For further information, please send an email to contact[at]peacesgi.org.
“The exhibition I have just seen right now has actually changed me, to be a better person.”—Sarah Mothung
“What a valuable and deep-rooted contribution this exhibition is.”—Michael Stimpel, German School, Jo’burg
“A TRUE display of a vision for a sustainable world.”—Jared McDonald
For low resolution PDF file of the panels (2,259KB), click here