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Book: Buddhist Temples of Kyōto and Kamakura

Chapter: 21 Nichiren Temples in Kyōto: Honnōji

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.21209


This chapter focuses on the Nichiren temple, Honnōji. Situated in Kyōto, the temple was founded by Nichiryū in 1416 and is a very rich temple, ornate with gold and a life-sized statue of Nichiren.

Chapter Contributors

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