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SYMPOSIUM ON SGI PRESIDENT DAISAKU IKEDA’S 2018 PEACE PROPOSAL

26th September 2018 Chinmaya Mission Auditorium Media Coverage Report After a cloudy and rainy spell of several days, bright sunshine opened the skies on 26th September 2018, when the fifth peace symposium of this year based on SGI President Daisaku Ikeda’s 2018 peace proposal titled “Towards an Era of Human Rights: Building a People’s Movement”, … Continue reading “SYMPOSIUM ON SGI PRESIDENT DAISAKU IKEDA’S 2018 PEACE PROPOSAL”

Symposium on SGI President Daisaku Ikeda’s 2018 Peace Proposal Held in Mumbai

August 24, 2018 Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai In celebration of the historic anniversary of President Ikeda’s joining the Soka Gakkai 71 years ago, the fourth peace symposium of this year based on President Ikeda’s 2018 peace proposal titled “Towards an Era of Human Rights: Building a People’s Movement”, was held at Mumbai … Continue reading “Symposium on SGI President Daisaku Ikeda’s 2018 Peace Proposal Held in Mumbai”

Symposium on SGI President Daisaku Ikeda’s 2018 Peace Proposal Held in Ahmedabad

July 26, 2018 J.B. Auditorium, Ahmedabad The third peace symposium of this year based on Ikeda Sensei’s 2018 peace proposal titled “Towards an Era of Human Rights: Building a People’s Movement”, was held in Ahmedabad on 26th July 2018. The symposium was held in J.B. Auditorium, Ahmedabad Management Association and was attended by over 300 … Continue reading “Symposium on SGI President Daisaku Ikeda’s 2018 Peace Proposal Held in Ahmedabad”

Symposium on SGI President Daisaku Ikeda’s 2018 Peace Proposal Held in Kolkata

July 13, 2018 Mini Auditorium, Science City, Kolkata The second peace symposium of this year based on Ikeda Sensei’s 2018 peace proposal titled “Toward an Era of Human Rights: Building a People’s Movement”, was held in Kolkata on 13th July 2018. The symposium was held in Mini Auditorium, Science City, Kolkata and was attended by … Continue reading “Symposium on SGI President Daisaku Ikeda’s 2018 Peace Proposal Held in Kolkata”

Symposium on SGI President Daisaku Ikeda’s 2018 Peace Proposal Held in Chandigarh

April 30, 2018 Baba Makhan Shah Lobana Foundation Auditorium, Chandigarh The first peace symposium of this year based on Ikeda Sensei’s 2018 peace proposal titled “Towards an Era of Human Rights: Building a People’s Movement”, was held at Chandigarh on 30th April 2018. The symposium was held in Baba Makhan Shah Lobana Foundation Auditorium, Chandigarh … Continue reading “Symposium on SGI President Daisaku Ikeda’s 2018 Peace Proposal Held in Chandigarh”

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Soka Bodhi Tree Garden

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Symposium on Daisaku Ikeda’s 2017 Peace Proposal, New Delhi Mr Arun Maira, Former Member Planning Commission and Former India Chairman of Boston Consulting Group, delivering the keynote address

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Symposium on Daisaku Ikeda’s 2017 Peace Proposal, Jaipur Mr. Manoj Bhatt, Director General of Police, Rajasthan, addressing the audience

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Symposium on Daisaku Ikeda’s 2018 Peace Proposal, Chandigarh General V. P. Malik, Former Chief of Army Staff, delivering the keynote address 30th Apr 2018

‘Seeds of Hope’ in Mumbai Inspires Concrete Steps towards Change

BSG was invited by Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) to participate in the conference organized by them at The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai, on 12 June 2014 and put up the exhibition Seeds of Hope: Visions of sustainability, steps toward change as part of the event. GRI felt Seeds of Hope would be a source of … Continue reading “‘Seeds of Hope’ in Mumbai Inspires Concrete Steps towards Change”

Resilience empowers a person

August 30, 2014 Kala Kunj, Kolkata BSG Kolkata held a peace symposium on August 30, 2014 on Dr Daisaku Ikeda’s 2014 peace proposal titled Value Creation for Global Change: Building Resilient and Sustainable Societies, at Kala Kunj. The panel consisted of 3 Speakers – Prof Malabika Sarkar, Former Vice Chancellor, Presidency University, Kolkata, Prof Sujit … Continue reading “Resilience empowers a person”

Seven-Day Leadership Course Based on President Ikeda’s Teachings

September 2, 2014 S.N. Sinha Institute of Business Management, Ranchi, Jharkhand The S.N. Sinha Institute of Business Management in Ranchi, Jharkhand, in collaboration with Soka Gakkai International, organised a one-week course from 2 September on ‘International Youth Leadership and Global Peace’. The course was based on the teachings of SGI President Daisaku Ikeda. Mr. Mannan … Continue reading “Seven-Day Leadership Course Based on President Ikeda’s Teachings”

STRIKING A NOVEL PATH TO PEACE

September 9, 2014 Chinmaya Mission, New Delhi Aiming to work for a culture of peace, a symposium was held in the capital on September 9, 2014. Titled ‘Value Creation for Global Change: Building Resilient and Sustainable Societies’, the symposium focused on Soka Gakkai International President, Dr. Daisaku Ikeda’s 2014 peace proposal on the same subject. … Continue reading “STRIKING A NOVEL PATH TO PEACE”

352nd Academic Honor Conferred upon SGI President Daisaku Ikeda

September 16, 2014 Yakutsk, Sakha Republic (Russia) The S.F. Gogolev Yakutsk Teacher-training College (YTTC) in the Sakha Republic, Russia, presented Daisaku Ikeda, SGI president, with an honorary professorship for his longstanding contributions to the cause of lasting world peace. The conferral took place on September 16, 2014, on the college campus in Yakutsk, coinciding with … Continue reading “352nd Academic Honor Conferred upon SGI President Daisaku Ikeda”

University of the East in the Philippines Presents Honorary Doctorate to SGI President Ikeda

September 30, 2014 Manila, Phillipines University of the East (UE) presented SGI President Daisaku Ikeda with the degree of Doctor of Humanities,honoris causa, at a ceremony on the Manila campus, on September 30, 2014. Mr. Ikeda was recognized for his steady efforts to open a path to global harmony and peace. In attendance were: Dr. … Continue reading “University of the East in the Philippines Presents Honorary Doctorate to SGI President Ikeda”

Resilience creates hope for the future

October 11, 2014 Bengaluru A peace symposium was held today at the Alliance Francaise in Bengaluru, centering around the 2014 Peace Proposal submitted by Dr Daisaku Ikeda, president of the Soka Gakkai International, to the United Nations. The 2014 Peace Proposal is titled Value Creation for Global Change: Building Resilient and Sustainable Societies. Speaking at … Continue reading “Resilience creates hope for the future”

The power of one will empower many

October 12, 2014 Bhopal The exhibition ‘Seeds of Hope – Visions of Sustainability, steps toward change’ was inaugurated in Bhopal, at Madhya Pradesh Council of Science and Technology on October 12, 2014. The Chief Guest, Mr. Anthony de Sa, Chief Secretary, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh, in his address appreciated the efforts of Bharat Soka Gakkai … Continue reading “The power of one will empower many”

Resilience is deeply rooted in humanity

November 14, 2014 Mumbai In collaboration with the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), BSG organised a symposium on SGI President Ikeda’s peace proposal for 2014-Value Creation for Global Change: Building Resilient and Sustainable Societies—in the Hall of Culture at the Nehru Centre at Worli in Mumbai on 14 November 2014. The speakers this year … Continue reading “Resilience is deeply rooted in humanity”

Education is the key for empowerment

November 27, 2014 Chennai The ‘Peace Proposal Symposium held on 27th November 2014 at F50 hall of the Madras University was witnessed by around 300 people who expressed it as ‘an extremely rare event’. Dr. A Padmanabhan IAS (Retd), Former Governor of Mizoram and Chief Secretary of Tamil Nadu and President Emeritus, World Poetry Society … Continue reading “Education is the key for empowerment”

GKI Exhibition Inspires Students of Montfort School, Ashok Vihar, Delhi

December 5-6, 2014 Montfort School, New Delhi On being impressed by the conduct of the Bharat Soka Gakkai (BSG) volunteers–their smiling demeanour, their warmth and their discipline held at the peace symposium held in Delhi in September this year. The principal of the school invited BSG members to organize the ‘Gandhi King Ikeda: A Legacy … Continue reading “GKI Exhibition Inspires Students of Montfort School, Ashok Vihar, Delhi”

“Seeds of Hope” Exhibition at Ranchi

December 14-20, 2014 Ranchi BSG Ranchi hosted the Exhibition: Seeds of Hope: Visions of sustainability, steps toward change, from 14th to 20th December at the Recreation Club at Gandhinagar, C.C.L., Ranchi. The exhibition was exhibition was inaugurated by Dr. L.N Bhagat, the Vice Chancellor of Ranchi University. Dr. Bhagat said that the holding of exhibition … Continue reading ““Seeds of Hope” Exhibition at Ranchi”

Seeds of Hope’ Exhibition Inspires Students at JMC, New Delhi

January 8-9, 2015 Jesus & Mary College, New Delhi BSG and the Green Society of Jesus & Mary College in New Delhi JMC jointly organised a two-day exhibition of Seeds of Hope on the JMC campus on 8 January 2015. The JMC principal, Sister (Dr.) Marina John, inaugurated the exhibition by lighting the auspicious diya … Continue reading “Seeds of Hope’ Exhibition Inspires Students at JMC, New Delhi”

“Seeds of Hope” Exhibition at Meerut

January 17-20, 2015 Vidya Knowledge Park, Meerut The Seeds of Hope: Visions of Sustainability, Steps towards Change exhibition was inaugurated in a joyful atmosphere on 17 January 2015 at the Vidya Knowledge Park on Baghpat Road in Meerut in the presence of several educators and public figures. The mayor of Meerut, Mr. Harikant Ahluwalia, was … Continue reading ““Seeds of Hope” Exhibition at Meerut”

“Seeds of Hope” Exhibition at Jammu

February 8-13, 2015 Kala Kendra, Jammu The Seeds of Hope: Visions of Sustainability, steps towards change Exhibition was inaugurated on 7th February, 4 pm at Kala Kendra, Jammu by First Lady Mrs. Usha Vohra, wife of Hon’ble Governor of Jammu and Kashmir N. N Vohra. Prof. R.D. Sharma , Vice Chancellor, University of Jammu was … Continue reading ““Seeds of Hope” Exhibition at Jammu”

“Building a Culture of Peace for the Children of the World” Exhibition at Blue Bells School, New Delhi

February 20-21, 2015 Blue Bells School, New Delhi On 20th and 21st of February 2015, Bharat Soka Gakkai brought the ‘Building a Culture of Peace for the Children of the World’ exhibition to Bluebells School International. The two day long exhibition was a culmination of the desire of a teacher who wished to inculcate the … Continue reading ““Building a Culture of Peace for the Children of the World” Exhibition at Blue Bells School, New Delhi”

Ramachandran-Ikeda Award Conferred on Raha Naba Kumar in New Delhi

March 12, 2015 Gandhi Peace Foundation, New Delhi THE RAMACHANDRAN-IKEDA Award for 2014 was conferred on Mr. Raha Naba Kumar, director of the Gandhi Ashram Trust, Noakhali, Bangladesh, on 12 March 2015 at a lively award ceremony at the Gandhi Peace Foundation in New Delhi. Mr. Naba Kumar is the seventh recipient of this award, … Continue reading “Ramachandran-Ikeda Award Conferred on Raha Naba Kumar in New Delhi”

‘Seeds of Hope’ Exhibition held in ASN School, New Delhi

April 9-11, 2015 ASN Senior Secondary School, New Delhi Bharat Soka Gakkai and ASN Senior Secondary School, Mayur Vihar-1 Extension, New Delhi together organised a three-day Seeds of Hope (SOH) exhibition from 9 to 11 April 2015. Mr. Rajender Singh (Winner of Stockholm Water prize 2015 and Ramon Magsaysay 2001 awardee) inaugurated the exhibition and … Continue reading “‘Seeds of Hope’ Exhibition held in ASN School, New Delhi”

Madurai Institute of Social Sciences confers Honorary Professorship on President Ikeda

April 18, 2015 Madurai Institute of Social Sciences, Madurai The Madurai Institute of Social Sciences (MISS) awarded the title of Honorary Professor in Social Sciences to SGI President Daisaku Ikeda, founder of Soka University, “for his outstanding and valuable contribution for the cause of world peace”, on 18 April 2015. Prolonged applause and loud cheers … Continue reading “Madurai Institute of Social Sciences confers Honorary Professorship on President Ikeda”

Seeds of Hope exhibition held in Mayoor School, Noida

April 22-23, 2015 Mayoor School, Noida BSG and Mayoor School, Greater Noida Express Way, Sector 126, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, jointly organised a two-day Seeds of Hope (SOH) exhibition from 22 to 23 April 2015. The principal of the school, Ms. Sarita Madhok said she’s very glad that her school organised this exhibition. The exhibition was … Continue reading “Seeds of Hope exhibition held in Mayoor School, Noida”

Seeds of Change exhibition at JBM Global School receives an enthusiastic response

April 15-18, 2015 JBM Global School, Noida-Expressway. The three-day long ‘Seeds of Change’ exhibition held at JBM Global School, Noida-Expressway, on 15th, 16th and 18th May 2015, received a great reception and enthusiastic participation from one and all. Speaking on the occasion, the administrative head of JBM Global School, Dr. (Mrs.) Seema Bhandari said, “The … Continue reading “Seeds of Change exhibition at JBM Global School receives an enthusiastic response”

BSG Education Division Seminar on ‘Education for Nurturing Humanity’ at Jamia Millia Islamia

August 11, 2015 Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. At the invitation of the Department of Education of Jamia Millia Islamia in New Delhi, BSG’s Education Division organised a symposium on Soka Education titled Education for Nurturing Humanity for their faculty, postgraduate and undergraduate students and research scholars on 11 August 2015. The presentations and experiences … Continue reading “BSG Education Division Seminar on ‘Education for Nurturing Humanity’ at Jamia Millia Islamia”

Jagran Lakecity University, Bhopal confers Honorary Doctorate on President Daisaku Ikeda

November 28, 2015 New Delhi Jagran Lakecity University (JLU), Bhopal, conferred the Honorary Doctorate Humane Letters (Humanity and Arts) to Daisaku Ikeda, Buddhist philosopher and President, Soka Gakkai International (SGI). The award was conferred in recognition of President Ikeda’s untiring pursuit of peace and love for humanity and accepted on his behalf by Soka Gakkai … Continue reading “Jagran Lakecity University, Bhopal confers Honorary Doctorate on President Daisaku Ikeda”

BSG participates in SACH Bharat Conference

December 23, 2015 New Delhi Renewing its commitment to establish a value-based society, BSG chose to join the SACH Bharat Conference held in the Capital over December 22-23, 2015. BSG Chairperson Vishesh Gupta was invited to speak on ‘Minimum Governance, Maximum Self-governance’ at this conference that focussed on spirituality and work. Organised by ASSOCHAM and … Continue reading “BSG participates in SACH Bharat Conference”

Barkatullah University Confers Honorary Doctorate on President Ikeda in Japan

January 22, 2016 Tokyo, Japan. On 22 January 2016, SGI President Daisaku Ikeda was conferred the Doctor of Letters (Honoris Causa) by Bhopal’s Barkatullah University. The conferral took place at the Central Tower of Soka University in Japan. The award was conferred by the Vice Chancellor of Barkatullah University, Prof. M.D. Tiwari, who had come … Continue reading “Barkatullah University Confers Honorary Doctorate on President Ikeda in Japan”

“Seeds of Hope” Exhibition held in Don Bosco School, Panjim, Goa.

February 11-13, 2016 Don Bosco School, Panjim, Goa. The Seeds of Hope: Visions of Sustainability, Steps towards Change, exhibition was held from 11-13th February 2016 at Don Bosco School, Panjim, Goa. The Panel of guests at the opening ceremony consisted of the Vice Chancellor of Goa University, Dr Satish Shetye, Chief Guest Professor Edgar Ribeiro … Continue reading ““Seeds of Hope” Exhibition held in Don Bosco School, Panjim, Goa.”

“Gandhi, King, Ikeda: A Legacy Of Building Peace” Exhibition Held At Jagran Lakecity University, Bhopal

February 26-27, 2016 Jagran Lakecity University, Bhopal. The two-day long exhibition titled “Gandhi, King, Ikeda: A Legacy of Building Peace” was inaugurated on 26th February 2016 at Jagran Lakecity University, Bhopal. This exhibition was held in conjunction with an International Conference on Life Skills Education on 26th and 27th February 2016 held at the same … Continue reading ““Gandhi, King, Ikeda: A Legacy Of Building Peace” Exhibition Held At Jagran Lakecity University, Bhopal”

Gandhi, King, Ikeda Exhibition Held at the ASN School, New Delhi

April 21-23, 2016 New Delhi. ASN School in Mayur Vihar-I, New Delhi hosted the Gandhi, King, Ikeda: Building a Legacy of Peace exhibition in association with Bharat Soka Gakkai, from 21-23 April. This is an international exhibition put together by the Morehouse College, USA. Indian freedom fighter Mohandas K. Gandhi, American civil rights advocate Martin … Continue reading “Gandhi, King, Ikeda Exhibition Held at the ASN School, New Delhi”

“Building a Culture of Peace Exhibition” at Green Fields School, New Delhi

August 5-6, 2016 New Delhi. Bharat Soka Gakkai (BSG) organized the exhibition, ‘Building a Culture of Peace for the Children of the World’ in collaboration with the Green Field School, Safdarjung Enclave, at latter’s premises on August 5-6, 2016. The exhibition that has been shown in many countries over several years, has impactful panels such … Continue reading ““Building a Culture of Peace Exhibition” at Green Fields School, New Delhi”

Seeds of Hope Exhibition held in Conjunction with XUB Sustainability Summit – 2016

August 11-19, 2016 Bhubaneswar. The Sustainability Summit is an annual event organized by the Xavier School of Sustainability (XUB). This year, the 2nd annual XUB Sustainability Summit – 2016 was held at XIMB campus and XUB Xavier City Jatni campus, during August 11-13, 2016. The theme of this year’s summit was Energy, Peace and Global … Continue reading “Seeds of Hope Exhibition held in Conjunction with XUB Sustainability Summit – 2016”

BSG participates in Workshop on ‘Celebrating Innovation in Health and Sustainable Development’

January 04, 2017 XIMB, Bhubaneshwar. BSG participated in Workshop on ‘Celebrating Innovation in Health and Sustainable Development’ organized by Xavier Council of Innovation (XCI) and Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB) in Collaboration with Planning & Convergence Department Govt. of Odisha on January 04 – 05, 2017 at Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar (XIMB), Bhubaneshwar. The workshop … Continue reading “BSG participates in Workshop on ‘Celebrating Innovation in Health and Sustainable Development’”

‘Seeds of Hope’ Exhibition inaugurated in Guwahati

February 3, 2017 Guwahati. The first exhibition of this year, ‘Seeds of Hope: Visions of Sustainability, Steps toward Change’, was inaugurated in Guwahati on the 3rd of February 2017. The exhibition was on display at 4 different venues till 12th February 2017. The venues were ITA, Machkhowa, Indian Institute of Handloom Technology, Khanapara, Rudra Singha … Continue reading “‘Seeds of Hope’ Exhibition inaugurated in Guwahati”

‘Seeds of Hope’ Exhibition held in Lucknow

April 18, 2017 Lucknow. The second exhibition of this year, ‘Seeds of Hope: Visions of Sustainability, Steps toward Change’, was inaugurated at La Martiniere Girls College, Lucknow on the 18th of April 2017.Prof. S.K. Barik, Director CSIR – National Botanical Research Institute and Prof. Sushil Kumar, Head, Deptt of Business Sustainability, IIM Lucknow, inaugurated the … Continue reading “‘Seeds of Hope’ Exhibition held in Lucknow”

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Symposium on Daisaku Ikeda’s 2018 Peace Proposal, Ahmedabad Mr. Kartikeya Sarabhai, Founder and Director, Centre for Environment Education, delivering the keynote address 26th July 2018