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Rissho Kosei-kai
International of North America
Buddhism for Today
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Essential Lotus Sutra Study


$75 General Regisration

$50 Rissho Kosei-kai Members

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Questions? Contact RKINA.

8 Week Course:
May 2 - July 27, 2018

9:00 - 10:30 p.m. ET / 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. PT


Rev. Nick Ozuna

Catalog Description: This is an introductory online course on the core chapters of the Threefold Lotus Sutra, as interpreted through the writings of Nikkyo Niwano, Founder of Rissho Kosei-kai.


Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to do the following:

  1. Develop an understanding of the essential elements of the Lotus Sutra

  2. Learn to apply the teachings to their every day life.

  3. Convey a moderate understanding of the Lotus Sutra to others.

Format: This is an online class every Wednesday (except June 20) at 6pm PT via WebEx. Each class will be 90 minutes long, including lecture, Q&A, and student presentation. Class starts at:

9:00 p.m. EST, 8:00 p.m. CST, 7:00 p.m. MST and 6:00 p.m. PST.

Access instructions will be provided once you have completed your registration.

Syllabus (pdf)

Required Reading:

  1. Guide to the Kyoten (available for download from registration confirmation page or here)
  2. Buddhism for Today by Nikkyo Niwano. Kosei Publishing, 1975 (download PDF)
  3. The Threefold Lotus Sutra, translated by Kato Bunno (download PDF)

These books are also available for purchase through RKINA.

Technology Requirements:

  1. Computer with Internet access
  2. Webcam and microphone

*Cost: (nonrefundable)
$ 75 - General registration
$ 50 - Rissho Kosei-kai members (Membership information is required at registration.)

* If you wish to attend, but are unable to afford the fee, please contact your local RK minister to discuss scholarship options.

Class size limited to 30 for optimal learning experience.



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