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Lotus Sutra Exhibition Held in Calcutta, India

From August 7-13, 2010, the Institute of Oriental Philosophy (IOP) together with Bharat Soka Gakkai (BSG) and the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) cosponsored the exhibition “The Lotus Sutra–A Message of Peace and Harmonious Coexistence” at Rabindranath Tagore Centre in Calcutta. This was the fifth exhibition held in India.

The exhibition, which conveys the message of the Lotus Sutra known as the king of sutras, introduces the Lotus Sutra Manuscripts series published by Soka Gakkai and other facsimile editions of the Lotus Sutra, presented to SGI President Ikeda by leading figures of the world.
At the opening ceremony, Professor Bharati Ray, Vice President of ICCR, delivered his greetings. Some 3,000 viewed the exhibition during its seven-day showing.

Organizers: The Institute of Oriental Philosophy (IOP),
                     Bharat Soka Gakkai (BSG) and
                     The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR)
Venue:         Rabindranath Tagore Centre in Calcutta, India
Date:            August 7-13, 2010

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