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SNI-Online November 2008

Japan---Rev.Seicho Taniguchi passes away on October 28

Rev. Seicho Taniguchi, President of Seicho-No-Ie, passed away quietly at 10:21 p.m. on October 28 at his home in Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, with his family at his side. He succeeded the Seicho-No-Ie Presidency from Rev. Masaharu Taniguchi, founder, and promulgated the Truth, always at the forefront of the Humanity Enlightenment Movement. He was 89 years old.


Brazil---National Convention

Seicho-No-Ie Brazil National Convention commemorating the centennial of the Japanese immigration was held on September 21 at the Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo. The number of attendees was 8,321.


Brazil---Youth and Young Adult Association National Convention

Prior to the Seicho-No-Ie Brazil National Convention, the 53rd Seicho-No-Ie Brazil Youth and Young Adult Association National Convention was held on September 20 at the same site (Ibirapuera Gymnasium) in Sao Paulo. The number of attendees was 7,104.


London---London Seminar, "Joy, Love, and Prosperity are the Key to Happiness"

The Fourth Seicho-No-Ie London Seminar (Portuguese) was held from August 22 to 24 at the Sunbury Court International Conference Centre in the outskirts of London, where many Brazilian leaders reside. The theme of the Seminar was “Joy, Love and Prosperity Are the Key to Happiness.” The number of attendees was 62, of whom 30 percent (17 people) were first-timers.


Japan---2007 CO2 Emission Offset

Seicho-No-Ie is promoting the Carbon Zero Movement and is working hard to reduce CO2 emissions. Regarding emission offsets at three major offices: Headquarters in Harajuku, Tokyo; Main Temple in Nagasaki Prefecture, and the Uji Temple in Kyoto Prefecture,


Republic of Korea---World's Eco-Life

At present Kwang Myong Hoy has two official cars. One is a 12-passenger Van used to transport people to and from our events. The other is a small 1,000 cc-car used to transport the lecturers to and from the events.