Experience
Sumiko George at her home in Anniston, Alabama, March 2021.

‘I Feel Like We Lived a Romance Novel’

Living Buddhism met with SGI-USA pioneer member Sumiko George, who celebrates her 63rd year of Buddhist practice this year. We asked her about her early years, her faith and her beautiful life with her husband, Robert George. Living Buddhism: Hello, Sumiko….

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Feature
Lipi Chowdhury with her parents.

Standing As a Proud Pillar of My Family

I had always enjoyed financial stability, but when the COVID-19 pandemic hit last year, I was forced to face my deep insecurity in my ability to provide for myself and my family.

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Experience
Barbie with her family (l-r): son Patrick, husband, Chris, and son Joe.

Building Unshakable Fortune Through Appreciation

Living Buddhism: Thank you for meeting with us, Barbie. Can you tell us a little about your upbringing? Barbie Traynor: My parents divorced when I was very young, and my mother did everything she could to keep us afloat. It…

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Event

Creating a Groundswell of Hope and Victory With a Vast Heart of Soka

As we continue our important work to support the Buddhist practice and development of our members while reaching new people who are seeking a philosophy of hope, financial resources serve an indispensable role.

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Experience

“Believe in Yourself!”

Bradley Yeates Augusta, Georgia Living Buddhism: Thank you, Bradley, for sharing your experience with us. We understand that your story actually begins a generation before you. Bradley Yeates: Yes, my story begins with my father, John Yeates, an…

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