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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.

Nichiren

(ˈniːtʃiːˌrɛn)
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(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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Other speakers included the Rev John Hellewell, from Christ Church, Anne Linehan from the Nichiren Buddhism (Japanese) Soka Gakkai International and Mr Rajeev Dewedi from the Lakshmi Narayan Hindu Temple in Bradford.
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.
3) Nichiren Buddhism is a branch of Buddhism based on the teachings of the 13th century Japanese monk Nichiren (1222-1282).
Tsunesaburo Makiguchi (1871-1944), the founder and first president of the Soka Gakkai, focused on the study of contemporary educational theorists such as Dewey and also the Nichiren Buddhism he embraced late in life (Ikeda, 2010).
He converted from Catholicism to Nichiren Buddhism before their wedding.
As both an economist and a practitioner of Nichiren Buddhism, I try to connect my economic livelihood with the spiritual aspects of my life.
It grew out of Nichiren Buddhism, a branch of Buddhism in Japan that focuses on the teachings of a 13th-century monk, and emphasizes chanting the title of the Lotus Sutra to obtain happiness and enlightenment.
As I have argued elsewhere, this is the primary source for the ineluctable political dimension of Nichiren Buddhism from the Kamakura period through today (see Shields "Lotus Sutra").
Love, who has practised Nichiren Buddhism since 1990, has revealed that Lohan is a member of an all-female group which meets at her house to practise spiritual chanting.
Love, who has practised Nichiren Buddhism since 1990, has now revealed Lohan is a member of an all-female group which meets at her house to practise spiritual chanting.
Citing foundational texts in the Mahayana tradition of Nichiren Buddhism like the Lotus Sutra (Saddharma Pundarika Sutra), Nagarjuna's (ca.
My research disclosed a methodology that made much of the "inadequacies" of Western philosophy and theology and that taught the "inescapable logic" of Nichiren Buddhism, the absolute authority of the Lotus Sutra, and the practical benefits of worshiping the Daimoku, or "Sacred Title" inscribed by Nichiren.