This episode is a recording of the Lotus Sutra Lecture, given on Dec. 13, 2020. Dominick Scarangello obtained his PhD from the University of Virginia 2012. His interests include Lotus Sutra Buddhism in East Asia, Japanese religions, and religion and modernity. Dr. Scarangello has taught at the University of Virginia and was the Postdoctoral Scholar in Japanese Buddhism at the University of California, Berkeley (2013-2014). Presently he is the International Advisor to Rissho Kosei-kai and coordinator of the International Lotus Sutra Seminar.
This lecture is an adaptation from Dr. Scarangello's article in the Dharma World Magazine, Autumn 2019, Vol.46.