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Rissho Kosei-kai
International of North America
Buddhism for Today
Phone: (323) 262-4430
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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.

NOTICE: Effective April 1, 2014


The Rissho Kosei-kai International of North America office has relocated:


2707 East First St. Suite 1, Los Angeles, CA 90033


Telephone: 323-262-4430 | Fax: 323-262-4437

We members of Rissho Kosei-kai
Take refuge in the Eternal Buddha Shakyamuni

And recognize in Buddhism a true way of liberation,

Under the guidance of our revered founder, Nikkyo Niwano.
In the spirit of lay Buddhists, we vow to perfect ourselves through personal discipline and leading others

And by improving our knowledge and practice of the faith, we pledge ourselves to follow the bodhisattva way to bring peace to our families, communities, and countries and to the world.


Our Buddhist Center in Irvine, Orange County, Rissho Kosei-kai International of North America, is the Rissho Kosei-kai's regional center for North America, established for sharing the Buddha Dharma with a special focus on the Lotus Sutra (Ekayana Buddhism) for all practitioners living in the United States and Canada. Through the study and practice of these teachings, we are able to recognize the buddha-nature in ourselves and others.


Open Sunday through Friday, we offer a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere with:

We hope you are able to find the information "you are looking for in this website. Please subscribe to our free newsletter and stay connected with us through Facebook and Twitter to be notified of upcoming opportunities to participate and learn about recent activities. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us or visit a Rissho Kosei-kai buddhist center in
your area
. You may also visit our virtual dharma center online.


In Gassho

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The Gift of Life.
The Power to Live.
Rissho Kosei-kai International of North America
2707 East First St. Suite 1, Los Angeles, CA 90033
(323) 262-4430 |
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