It is the Eternal Shakyamuni Buddha of the 16th chapter of the Dharma Flower (Lotus) Sutra. His halo contains the four leaders of the Bodhisattvas of the Earth and Taho’s Treasured Stupa.
Supporting this event were members and future members of the Los Angeles Sangha. This was also Rev. Yoshizawa’s 1st Enshrinement as the new minister for the Rissho Kosei-kai Buddhist Center of Los Angeles.