Shorinji Kempo was created in Japan but it started spreading to the rest of the late 1960s.Today,it is taught and practiced in 36 countries(as of May 2014)worldwide. All the country federations and their branches of WSKO are actively engaged not only in the training of Shorinji Kempo which was created by one person. Doshin So. now functions as a heart-to-heart bridge connecting people all over the world and promotes vigorous international exchanges across boundaries of race, culture, religion, and language.
Holding World Taikai and International Study Sessions once per 4 years, dispatching instructors for short term, social contribution activities, etc.