Buddhism for Today
Rissho Kosei-kai
Words of Wisdom
from Cultivating the Buddhist Heart
President Niwano, author of Cultivating the Buddhist Heart
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Rissho Kosei-kai is a worldwide Buddhist organization founded in Japan in 1938 by Nikkyo Niwano and Myoko Naganuma. It combines the wisdom of both the Lotus Sutra and the foundational teachings of Shakyamuni Buddha. Its purpose is to bring these transformative teachings to the modern world.

The Lotus Sutra is a teaching of human respect, both the study and practice of a spiritual path that develops human potential, and a way of living that seeks peace for all people. By studying, understanding, integrating, and practicing the teachings, human beings can gradually approach a state of mind free from delusions, thereby enriching their own lives and those of others around them. Because everything is interconnected, when people devote themselves to benefiting all beings through harmony, they create awareness and develop a better world. This is the ideal for practitioners of the Lotus Sutra.

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Reverend Kosho Niwano, President-designate of Rissho Kosei-kai - address delivered at International Meeting Opening Ceremony
September 24, 2017

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