If you are interested in a philosophy about awakening your best (Buddha) self and uniting in social action for world peace, this is the group for you! SGI Rockford and Belvidere is made up of new and pioneer members that practice the Buddhism of Nichiren Daishonin. We have http://www.sgi.org/snapshot/weekly chanting sessions, monthly discussion and introduction meetings as well as study groups, geared to all ages, cultures and lifestyles. We are affiliated with the Soka Gakkai International, a Buddhist organization with members in 192 countries and territories. http://www.sgi.org/snapshot/ You will learn the basics of Buddhist practice and how to use the strategy of the Lotus Sutra to meet the numerous challenges of daily life. Questions welcome!