Time and Date
Every 1st & 3rd Thursdays
(4:00 – 5:00 pm *3-4 pm on 4 Nov.)

Online (on Zoom)

Open to Anyone

Joint study session with transatlantic Sangha

Enhance our learning and understanding of the Dharma with the broader online communities in Europe, the United States and Brazil. Now, this session offers lectures on basic and Mahayana Buddhis, meditation, Hoza (a Dharma circle) and Dharma journey talks appropriately. We carry out sutra recitation before each session.

The latest table of contents:

  • 2 September 2021
    Lecture on meditation by Rev Masaki Matsubara (United States)
  • 16 September 2021
    Lecture on the four infinitely virtuous minds in the Lotus Sutra by Rev Katsutoshi Mizumo (Italy)
  • 7 October 2021
    Lecture on the Six Paramitas by Rev Kevin Roche (United States)
  • 21 October 2021
    Lecture on our practices, connecting people with the Dharma and enhancing its connection by Rev Takashi Yoshizawa (United States)
  • 4 November 2021 *3-4 pm
    Dharma journey talk by Ms Emi Sonksen (United States)
  • 18 November 2021
    Lecture on our practice, Hoza by Rev Kyoichiro Hosoya (United Kingdom)
  • 2 December 2021
    TBD by Ms Yuka Mizumo (Italy)
  • 6 January 2022
    TBD by Mr Ryosuke Hagiwara (Rissho Kosei-kai International, Japan)
  • 20 January 2022
    Lecture on skilful means in the Lotus Sutra and its application in our practices by Rev Kris Ladusau (United States)
  • 3 February 2022
    TBD by Rev Masaki Matsubara (United States)
  • 17 February 2022
    Lecture on making yourself the light and making the Dharma your light by Rev Katsutoshi Mizumo (Italy)
  • 3 March 2022
    TBD by Deputy Director, Rissho Kosei-kai International (Japan)
  • 17 March 2022
    Lecture on our practice, ancestors appreciation by Rev Takashi Yoshizawa (United States)
  • 7 April 2022
    TBD by Mr Nichola Tini (Italy)
  • 21 April 2022
    Lecture on the wish to be born in the Lotus Sutra by Rev Kazuyoshi Nakahara (Brazil)
  • 5 May 2022
    TBD by Rev Itsuo Fujii (United States)
  • 19 May 2022
    Lecture on revering buddha nature in the Lotus Sutra and its application in our practices by Rev Kris Ladusau (United States)
  • 2 June 2022
    TBD by Nicholas Ozuna (United States)
  • 16 June 2022
    Lecture on the four requisites in the Lotus Sutra by Rev Kyoichiro Hosoya (United Kingdom)

This event is open to anyone. We are happy to welcome all of you who are interested in RK. You can keep your mic unmuted and your video off.

Study and education programme like this session is one of the ways to learn and understand the Dharma, by which we open the Buddha’s teachings and study the profound spirit. By understanding the significance of each practice in terms of doctrines, we can more diligently practise with joy. To learn about our perspectives about Dharma study, please read here.

Online Programme
Please feel free to contact us from the form below with the event’s name in the enquiry by the day before. The host will get back to you soon.

Free. Your donation would be highly appreciated.



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