Video

Video

What is SGI?

Origins of Buddhism (3:19)

A short film tracing the historical flow of Buddhism from Shakyamuni in India to the 13th-century Japanese sage Nichiren.

SGI’s Daily Practice (3:49)

A short film describing how SGI members practice Buddhism in their daily lives.

SGI Buddhist Movement: An Introduction (short version 3:38)

A brief description of what SGI members believe and what they do to contribute to society.

History of the SGI (4:54)

The history of SGI viewed through the lives of the first three presidents of the Soka Gakkai.

SGI Buddhist Movement: An Introduction (full-length version 21:48)

An introduction to the SGI, its philosophical underpinnings in the Buddhist teachings of Shakyamuni and Nichiren, and SGI members’ Buddhist practice.

How to Chant films

How to Chant (5:58)

A short film demonstrating how to begin chanting Nam-myoho-renge-kyo, explaining its meaning and introducing the daily Buddhist practice of SGI members around the world.

Chanting Nam-myoho-renge-kyo: A pronunciation guide (1:35)

A karaoke-style guide for beginners to learn the pronunciation and rhythm of chanting Nam-myoho-renge-kyo.

Gongyo: A pronunciation guide (10:14)

A karaoke-style guide for beginners to learn the pronunciation and rhythm of gongyo, the recitation of excerpts from the Lotus Sutra.

SSA Videos

SSA Youth Summit 2018 – Highlights (2:59)

Over 10,000 youths gathered at the SSA Youth Summit themed ‘Choose Hope ~ Embracing Diversity, Empowering Lives’ held at Our Tampines Hub on 25 & 26 August 2018. Guest-of-honour was Ms Sim Ann, Senior Minister of State for Culture, Community and Youth & Communications and Information.

SSA Youth Declaration at the SSA Youth Summit 2018 (1:22)

At the SSA Youth Summit on 25 and 26 August 2018, the SSA Youths made a youth declaration; vowing to unite in solidarity and take ​ownership to build a truly inclusive society and usher in waves of hope for humanity.

“The Lotus Sutra – A Message of Peace and Harmonious Coexistence” Exhibition in Singapore (3:43)

Singapore is the 16th country to host this international exhibition on “The Lotus Sutra – A Message of Peace and Harmonious Coexistence” at the Arts House from 1-25 October 2017. This video captures the preparation journey and Opening Ceremony of this exhibition.