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Reverend Kosho Niwano

Country: Japan

Religious affiliation: Buddhism

President-Designate Rissho Kosei-kai, Co-Moderator and Executive Committee Member of Religions for Peace

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.

Career Summary:

  • President-Designate of Rissho Kosei-kai
  • Participation at several interfaith congresses including Religions for Peace World Assembly, Asian Conference of Religions for Peace
  • Study at Rissho Kosei-kai’s Gakurin seminary
  • Graduated from Gakushuin University, Tokyo