Nichiren


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Ni·chi·ren

 (nē′chē-rĕn′) Originally Zennichimaro. 1222-1282.
Japanese Buddhist monk and founder of a sect of Buddhism that bears his name. He believed that the true teachings of the Buddha were found only in the Lotus Sutra.
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Nichiren

(ˈniːtʃiːˌrɛn)
n
(Buddhism) a Buddhist sect of Japan based on the teachings of the Buddhist priest Nichiren (1222–82), who claimed that the Lotus Sutra contained the only way to enlightenment
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In the present day, Jodo-shin-shu and Nichiren schools have very little need of priests, let alone monks (Harvey Buddhist Ethics 148).
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While left-leaning forces began pushing for a more egalitarian society, right-wing groups systematically assassinated and targeted dissidents and mixed their nationalism with a potent dose of Nichiren Buddhism.
This combined with his bloated self-image (at several places he goes as far as to compare himself to Jesus Christ and Nichiren) conveys an impression of someone who was out of touch with reality.
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