May 20, 2016 - May 23, 2016
“Never seek the Gohonzon [Buddhahood] outside of yourself. The Gohonzon exists only within the mortal flesh of us ordinary people who embrace the Lotus Sutra and chant Nam-Myoho-Renge-Kyo” (WND-1,832).
May 20 - May 23
What is the focus of this conference?
Conference Theme: Opening the new era of Soka Spirit: Advancing Eternally with Sensei!
The focus of this conference is to empower participants to become the driving force for the advancement of Soka Spirit in the new era of worldwide Kosen Rufu. We will focus on the spirit of the oneness of mentor and disciple, the correct teachings of Nichiren Daishonin and how all people are equally endowed with the power of Nam-Myoho-Renge-Kyo. One of the reasons the SGI has grown throughout the world is that it we have absolute respect for the life of every human being. At this conference, we will focus on the importance of study, prayer, and shakubuku for a people-centered religion.
Who should apply to this conference?
Open to all SGI-USA members who wish to engage in propagating and defending Nichiren Daishonin’s correct teachings and the philosophy and great mentors of Soka.