Buddhism for Today
By Nikkyo Niwano (1906–1999) Founder of Rissho Kosei-kai
A companion to the widely acclaimed translation of the Threefold Lotus Sutra, this volume aids readers in understanding, in a modern context, the profundities of this Buddhist scripture. In this work, the thirty-two chapters of the Threefold Lotus Sutra are discussed in detail. Obscure points are clarified, and the true meaning of each chapter of this incomparable sutra is unfolded so that all may understand the Buddha’s ageless teaching of wisdom, compassion and liberation. This comprehensive commentary makes the Lotus Sutra immediately accessible, vividly bringing its twenty-five-hundred-year-old message to life.
This book is the standard textbook of its members’ Dharma study.
472 pp. 15.2 x 3 x 22.9 cm (Paperback)
Nikkyo Niwano (1906–1999) is the founder of Rissho Kosei-kai. He is also the recipient of the 1979 Templeton Foundation Prize for Progress in Religion, the Knight Commander with the Silver Star of the Order of St. Gregory the Great from the Vatican, and Interfaith Medallion from the International Council of Christians and Jews. He served as a former Honorary Chairman of Religions for Peace (RfP), a former President of the International Association for Religious Freedom (IARF), a former President of the Japan Religions League, and a former President of the Federation of the New Religious Organizations of Japan.
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