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Book: Buddhist Temples of Kyōto and Kamakura

Chapter: 20 Nichiren Temples in Kyōto: Honkokuji

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.21208


In this chapter, the author focuses on presenting the history and architecture of the Nichiren temples, founded by the monk Nichiren who created the Lotus Sūtra. The text concentrates on the Honkokuji temple, in Kyōto.

Chapter Contributors

  • Beatrice Lane Suzuki ( - book-auth-694) 'Mahayana Buddhism'