When I was in elementary school, my mom would take me to orchestra concerts, and I still recall her leaning over before the program or while we waited in the intermission bathroom line, quietly encouraging me to check out the other people around us....
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Using her Buddhist practice and her mentor, Samantha Ong pursues her dream of becoming a wedding photographer.
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Peace, Culture & Education
About SGI Canada
The Soka Gakkai International (SGI) is a worldwide organization dedicated to peace, culture and education based on the humanistic philosophy of Nichiren Buddhism. There are 12 million SGI members in 192 countries and territories. SGI Canada is the constituent SGI organization in Canada and is a registered charity.
What our society today needs more than anything is the spirit of empathy—the ability to put ourselves in the shoes of those who are facing hardship and suffering, to understand and share what they are going through. When the spirit of compassion becomes the bedrock of society, and is embodied by society’s leaders, the future will be bright with hope. – DAISAKU IKEDA