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Rev. Kosho Niwano
Co-moderator, Religions for Peace International
Board of Directors, Religions for Peace Japan
Board of Directors, Federation of New Religious Organizations of Japan
Date of Birth: 19 Jan. 1968
Granddaughter of Founder Nikkyo Niwano and first daughter of President Nichiko Niwano.
Reverend Niwano currently devotes herself to sharing the teachings of the Lotus Sutra with leaders both in Japan and overseas as well as with the members who visit the Great Sacred Hall for worship services and special events from all parts of Japan.
- President-Designate of Rissho Kosei-kai
- Participation in several interfaith congresses including Religions for Peace World Assembly, Asian Conference of Religions for Peace
- Studied at Rissho Kosei-kai’s Gakurin seminary
- Law degree, Gakushuin University
- Attending M.A. program, Applied Religious Studies, Sophia University
Biography as at 01.11.17
1.) 2013. The Buddha in Everyone's Heart: seeking the world of the Lotus Sutra (Kaisosama ni Naraite).