The annual Rissho Kosei-kai U.S. Leaders Seminar in Japanese was held in Seattle from August 24-26, 2012. The seminar's goal was to help strengthen and empower the RK dharma center's leadership. Approximately 80 people, from Hawaii to New York, participated in the seminar and it included both the US RK leaders and some sangha members.
Various members gave lectures on the Lotus Sutra, the founder, characteristcs of Rissho Kosei-kai, and how to free one's self from suffering. The leadership seminar was coordinated by Rev. Nagamoto of San Francisco, who provided the closing for the weekend.