Nikkyo Niwano

Nikkyo Niwano (1906-1999) was the winner of the 1979 Templeton Foundation Prize for Progress in Religion and president of Rissho Kosei-kai, an organization of lay Buddhists.

Magazine History & Philosophy

Rolling the Wheel

This episode of the life of Shakyamuni Buddha, as retold by Nikkyo Niwano, starts in Bodh-gaya following the Buddha’s enlightenment under the Bodhi tree. The decision to turn the dharma wheel initiates a teaching mission that lasted over forty years and took the Great Sage back and forth across the breadth of northern India. Concerning […]

By Nikkyo Niwano
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