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“We Are All Shining Divine Sparks” now on iTunes and YouTube!

We are thrilled to announce the release of an English version of “We Are All Shining Divine Sparks,” the finale song from the 2015 SOPP at Fuji Sanctuary! “We Are All Shining Divine Sparks” was written in honor of the … Continue reading

May 15, 2016 — ignite the divine spark!

Mark your calendars! The next Symphony of Peace Prayers will take place on May 15, 2016. At Fuji Sanctuary and across the globe, people from all different faiths, cultures, ideologies and backgrounds will gather together for the purpose of creating … Continue reading

SOPP site updated with 2015 photo booklet, new messages and comments

We are pleased to announce two updates to our website today! Firstly, our full color photo booklet, SOPP 2015 In Pictures, is now available in PDF format. The booklet contains photos from SOPP ceremonies and prayer gatherings held around the … Continue reading

A perspective from the Shift Network

A special role at the 2015 Symphony of Peace Prayers was filled by Mr. Ben Hart from the Shift Network. The Shift Network is an education and media organization in the United States that is working to empower a movement … Continue reading

ServiceSpace founder chronicles SOPP experience

Mr. Nipun Mehta, one of the founders of ServiceSpace, took some time to write on the ServiceSpace blog about his experience at the 2015 SOPP, and to share some of the background and activities of SOPP initiator Masami Saionji and … Continue reading

SOPP 2015 at Fuji a landmark success!

On May 17, under warm, sunny skies, thousands of peace-loving people from Japan and around the world filled the Prayer Field at Fuji Sanctuary for the eleventh annual Symphony of Peace Prayers. The celebration began in the wee hours of … Continue reading

Be there live! SOPP 2015 and East-West Celebration

For the third consecutive year, the Symphony of Peace Prayers (SOPP) at Fuji Sanctuary will be broadcast live online, enabling people all around the world to join in prayers for peace on Earth and, this year, the official inauguration of … Continue reading

The Fuji Declaration — Ignite the divine spark!

The Symphony of Peace Prayers is overjoyed to celebrate the launch of the Fuji Declaration global website! The Fuji Declaration is much more than a simple document. It is an international alliance of individuals and organizations that share a commitment … Continue reading

May 17, 2015 — Dawn of a new era in human civilization!

From the foothills of magnificent Mount Fuji, we invite peace-loving people near and far to join in celebrating the 11th annual Symphony of Peace Prayers, to be held at Fuji Sanctuary on May 17, 2015! The 2015 SOPP will be … Continue reading

Infinite Success! SOPP 2014 celebrated joyfully around the world!

From all corners of the globe, messages and reports of Symphony of Peace Prayers ceremonies, gatherings, and connected prayers have been reaching us. Though each event was unique, all of them have expressed the joy they feel in gathering—in their … Continue reading