This year, for the first time, the Symphony of Peace Prayers ceremony at Fuji Sanctuary can be viewed around the world, through a live online broadcast!
Tune in on May 19, 10:00 to 14:30 Japan time (find your local time here) using the link below:
* Please note: There is a possibility that due to technical difficulties the live stream may not be available. There is also a possibility that due to inclement weather the stage may not be visible on the video broadcast. Thank you in advance for your understanding.
The ceremony will proceed as follows:
✴ Welcoming addresses from the President and Chairperson of Byakko Shinko Kai (to read more click on this link) Download: Masami Saionji’s message for SOPP 2013 (PDF)
✴ The Divinity IN with Calm Breathing, performed by members of Byakko Shinko Kai
✴ Praying with the Religions of the World, peace prayers led by prayer leaders from various faiths
✴ Messages of peace from guest speakers
✴ Introduction of distinguished guests in attendance
✴ Musical performance by Ms. Neshama Carlebach and Mr. Josh Nelson
✴ Introduction of youth participants
✴ Ceremonial entry of national flags into the Prayer Field
✴ Prayer ceremony for the peace of each world nation in its national language(s) (see PDF below)
✴ Closing address from Deputy Chairperson of Byakko Shinko Kai
Join in the ceremony by downloading this PDF with the prayers for peace in each country:
At least 65 SOPP ceremonies and prayer gatherings are taking place around the world this year, many of them in sync with the ceremony at Fuji Sanctuary! Join with people on every continent in this grand celebration of peace and harmony among humanity!
As always, you can contact us with any questions.
May Peace Prevail on Earth!