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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 December 2013 Issue.

Here are some of this issue's inspiring articles:

The Previous Life of King Wonderfully Adorned Flexibility in Dealing with Changes
Founder's Essay
Pres. Niwano Monthly Guidance from President Nichiko Niwano
Welcoming the Other-Being Tolerant
Kosho Niwano Move Forward Together, excerpts from a speech for the opening ceremony of Rissho Kosei-Kai of Rome
by Kosho Niwano
Move Forward Together
betty lininger Learning the Lessons of Gratitude, Acceptance, and Perseverance
by Betty Lininger
Spiritual Journey
Founder Niwano About the New RK Administration
Read about the leadership changes

A Religion Which Is A Blessing for All Humanity
by Rev. Shoko Mizutani

and more...

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:OKC Dharma Center Charitable Bazaar

  • Rev. Yoshizawa named new minister of Buddhist Center Los Angeles; RKINA to move office late March 2014
  • Guidance from Founder Niwano
  • News from U.S. Dharma Centers:
    • RKINA
    • Oklahoma City
    • Hawaii
    • Fort Myers
    • San Antonio
    • New York
  • Thanks-giving
  • Gratitude
  • WCRP by Rev. Shoko Mizutani
  • Family Matters
  • Art from the Sanghas
  • Healthy Living
  • Bulletin Board
  • and more...

Click this 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.
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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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