The Buddha in Everyone's Heart: Seeking the World of the Lotus Sutra

Please join us to hear this young religious leader and author share her personal study of Buddhism and witness of liberation from suffering through following the teachings of the Lotus Sutra.

In this inspiring collection of reminiscences, a young religious leader shares the fruits of her personal study of the teachings of her grandfather, the founder of the international lay Buddhist organization Rissho Kosei-kai, Rev. Nikkyo Niwano (1906-1999). The author bears witness to his lifelong dedication to the liberation from suffering of all people through the teachings of the Lotus Sutra, one of the most important Mahayana Buddhist scriptures, still relevant in these turbulent times.


Kosho Niwano is president-designate of Rissho Kosei-kai, which now has some 1.5 million member households worldwide. She is the mother of four children.

Rissho Kosei-kai is a Buddhist organization originally founded in Japan in 1938. We started sharing the teachings of Buddhism in the United States 50 years ago and we now have dharma centers in many U.S. locations, and an online sangha for those who do not live close to one of our centers.

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