Risshō Kōsei Kai

Risshō Kōsei Kai Great Sacred Hall

Risshō Kōsei Kai is a Japanese new Buddhist movement founded in 1938 by Nikkyō Niwano (1906–1999) and Myōkō Naganuma (1889–1957). Risshō Kōsei Kai is organized as a lay Buddhist movement, which is primarily focused around the Lotus Sūtra and veneration of ancestors. Risshō Kōsei Kai venerates the Eternal Buddha, the central figure of the Lotus Sūtra, instead of a Gohonzon and Buddha's teachings.

Lotus Flower

The Lotus Sūtra (Sanskrit: Saddharma Puṇḍarīka Sūtra, lit.'Sūtra on the White Lotus of the True Dharma') is one of the most influential and venerated Buddhist Mahāyāna sūtras. It is the main scripture on which the Tiantai, Tendai and Nichiren schools of Buddhism were established. It is also influential for other East Asian Buddhist schools, such as Zen. Buddhahood accessible to all & One Vehicle teachings.

Nam Myōhō Renge Kyō

Nam Myōhō Renge Kyō) (English: Devotion to the Mystic Law of the Lotus Sūtra / Glory to the Dharma of the Lotus Sūtra) are words chanted as mantra within all forms of Nichiren Buddhism. The words Myōhō Renge Kyō refer to the Japanese title of the Lotus Sūtra. Tendai monks Saichō and Genshin are said to have originated the Daimoku recitation, while Nichiren popularised it.

Kōsen-rufu | Lotus Sūtra

Kōsen-rufu, a phrase found in the Japanese translation of the Buddhist scripture Lotus Sūtra, is informally defined to as "world peace through individual happiness." It refers to the future widespread dissemination of the Lotus Sūtra. The term derives from Lotus Sūtra's 23rd chapter: "Propagate this chapter widely throughout the Jambudvīpa in the last 500-year period after my death." Nichiren (1222–1282) took this statement