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RKINA's bi-monthly English eNewsletter Sangha in Motion

Dear Sangha Member

RKINA is pleased to deliver direct links to 2 Rissho Kosei-kai English newsletters, RK's Living the Lotus and RKINA's English newsletter, Sangha in Motion. Regular reading of these publications will help you practice Buddhism in your daily lives.

Shan ZaiSangha in Motion

Living the Lotus

Rissho Kosei-kai is announces a name change of our monthly newsletter "Shan Zai" to "Living the Lotus – Buddhism in Everyday Life", for a more meaningful title that reflects the contents.

We continue striving to practice the teachings of the Lotus Sutra in daily life, to enrich and make our lives more worthwhile, like lotus flowers blooming in a muddy pond.

"Living the Lotus" is published in 14 languages in cooperation with overseas branches. Publication in some languages is irregular, however, and some issues contain only President Niwano’s guidance. We will continue trying to improve the newsletter and would appreciate your continued support and comments.

Please click here to read the English August 2014 Issue.

Here are some of this issue's inspiring articles:

Founder's Essay Gratitude to Parents Should be the Basis of Human Conduct
Founder's Essay
Basic Buddhism Through Comics

Basic Buddhism Through Comics
The Truth That Eliminates Suffering, Gives Hope and Unleashes Courage (The Four Noble Truths)
by Mitsutoshi Furuya

Pres. Niwano Monthly Guidance from President Nichiko Niwano
Savoring the Summer Heat
Rev. Kris Ladusau My Awakening to the Light of Life
by Ms. Kayo Murakami
Spiritual Journey
Basic Comics Basic Buddhism Through Comics (continued)
by Mitsutoshi Furuya
Sowing One Dharma Seed a Day

Living the Dharma–Summer Version
by Rev. Shoko Mizutani

Please read these articles and more in this month's issue of Living the Lotus, and every month for guidance of how Buddha's wisdom can change your life.

Sangha in Motion

As part of RKINA's online ministry, our bi-monthly English newsletter Sangha in Motion helps you connect with our greater Sangha community in North America.

Here's what's in our latest edition:Lotus Flowers at the Great Sacred Hall

  • Lotus in Bloom at the Great Sacred Hall
  • Guidance from Founder Niwano
  • News from U.S. Dharma Centers:
    • RKINA
    • Hawaii
    • Oklahoma City & Denver
    • Los Angeles
    • Ft. Myers
    • Dayton
  • Donation in the Words of Others
  • Family Matters
  • Dear Abhi-Dharma
  • Art from the Sanghas
  • Bulletin Board
  • and more...

Click here to read this issue of Sangha in Motion.

Missed past issues? Click here to go to our Sangha in Motion archive list.

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  • Submit articles, calendar events, questions for “Dear Abhidharma” and creative works through your Dharma Center representative.
  • Suggestions and comments are always welcome. Please send them to Jane Perri.

Sangha in Motion published by Rissho Kosei-kai International of North America, Irvine CA
Chief Editor: Rev. Takashi Yoshizawa
Editor: Jane Perri

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