The 2014 Shinnyo Lantern Floating for Peace brought together thousands of people to New York City’s iconic Lincoln Center to celebrate peace through music, dance and lantern floating. Enjoy this short-form documentary of the day-long event and evening Closing Ceremony.
2015 Shinnyo Lantern Floating for Peace
Experience an unprecedented collaboration of talent from all walks of life coming together for the first time embracing their diversity, challenging their limits and shining a light on our collective efforts for peace and harmony in the world.
Fire and Water Ceremonies
Enjoy the long-format documentary of the 2014 Shinnyo Lantern Floating for Peace evening Closing Ceremony at Lincoln Center, New York City.
On Sunday, September 22nd, thousands of New Yorkers gathered for the first Shinnyo Lantern Floating for Peace in Central Park.
Shinnyo-en brought its fire and water ceremony to New York City for the first time in September 2013.
Shinnyo-en's fire and water ceremony in Taipei in November 2013 was celebrated in partnership with the U-Theater of Taiwan.
"Many Rivers One Ocean" - The annual Shinnyo Fire and Water Ceremony at Ala Moana Beach Park, Honolulu, Hawai'i, is "... one of the largest Memorial Day observances in the United States ...".
In March 2012, Shinnyo-en celebrated a fire and water ceremony in Kenya in cooperation with the Global Peace Initiative of Women and the Gallmann Africa Conservancy.
In June of 2009, Shinnyo-en conducted a fire and water ceremony in Berlin, Germany in conjunction with sacred choirs representing Christian, Jewish, and Muslim communities.
Saisho Homa is a Shinnyo Fire and Water Ceremony, where fire symbolizes the wisdom, that removes an outer shell to allow an inner nature to flourish. Water stands for consolation and healing.
Her Holiness Shinso Ito
A modern woman leading a Buddhist movement with ancient roots.
A documentary about the involvement of Interfaith Leaders and representatives of U.N. Women at the inaugural Shinnyo Lantern Floating for Peace.