About Nichiren Shoshu
Object of worship : The Dai-Gohonzon of the High Sanctuary of the Essential teachings
The founder : Nichiren Daishonin(1222-1282)
The founder's immediate successor : Nikko Shonin
Doctrine : Myoho-Renge-Kyo, The writings of Nichiren Daishonin(Gosho)
Temples : 667, Sacred buildings:34, Branch temples:11
Overseas:21 temples/Office in 37 countries
824 Priests

: Japan,approximately 350,000
Overseas,approximately over 600,000
( Indonesian believers have stated that there are at least 200,000 and probably many more members of Nichiren Shoshu in that county.)

As of Jan 2002

About this site

This site was summarized and translated from "Shaja Kisho no susume" written by Kazuo Okusa, who is a Koto (representative officer) of Hokkeko group "Myokanko" that belongs to Nichiren Shoshu Rikyobo Temple (one of minor Temple Buildings of head Temple Taisekiji.)


Nichiren Shoshu Official web site

Myokanko Official web site (japanese)


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