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White House-U.S. Buddhist Leaders Conference a First

Climate change, racial justice and peace building were the main focus of discussion in the first White House-U.S. Buddhist Leaders Conference. Under the theme “Voices in the Square— Action in the World,” 125 leaders, monks and scholars from…

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Buddhist in America-Jimmy Anicet

As a child, Jimmy Anicet was nicknamed “the mute,” as he struggled to find the confidence to speak out, especially for what he believed in. In this video, Jimmy, of Boston, shares how his Buddhist practice helped him…

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SGI-USA Statement on the Shooting in Charleston, South Carolina

We would like to offer our profound condolences to the family and loved ones of those killed in Charleston, South Carolina. This heinous act of violence assaults the very heart of all religious communities of good will committed…

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SGI-USA Youth Present 8,500 Nuclear Abolition Petitions at the UN

NEW YORK, May 19— In his September 2009 Nuclear Disarmament Proposal, SGI President Ikeda urged the youth of the world to assume the mantle of this crucial issue, declaring: “It is the passion of youth that spreads the…

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Faith Groups Call for Nuclear Abolition at UN

NEW YORK: “Nuclear weapons are incompatible with the values upheld by our respective faith tradition—the right of people to live in security and dignity; the commands of conscience and justice; the duty to protect the vulnerable and to…

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