Masami Saionji

Chairperson of Byakko Shinko Kai, The World Peace Prayer Society, The Goi Peace Foundation and author. Masami Saionji is the Chairperson of three organizations: Byakko Shinko Kai, The World Peace Prayer Society, and The Goi Peace Foundation. A native of Japan and a descendant of the Royal Ryukyu Family of Okinawa, she continues the work of her adoptive father, Masahisa Goi, who initiated a movement for world peace through the universal prayer May Peace Prevail on Earth.

As a spiritual leader and lecturer, she has touched thousands of people’s lives through her guidance and inspiration. She travels globally on speaking tours, and has led peace ceremonies in many countries as well as at the United Nations and other international organizations. She is the author of over twenty books including The Golden Key to Happiness, You Are the Universe, The Earth Healer’s Handbook, and Vision for the 21st Century.

She is also an honorary member of the Club of Budapest and a member of the World Wisdom Council. She was awarded the Philosopher Saint Shree Dnyaneshwara World Peace Prize of India along with her husband Hiroo in 2008. She has won the circle award of the global woman leaders summit in 2010. She and her husband currently live in Tokyo, and have three daughters all working for peace.