zennichi nichiren


[nich-er-uhn; Japanese nee-chee-ren]
(Zennichi; Zenshobo Rencho) 1222–82, Japanese Buddhist monk: founder of Nichiren Buddhism.
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Nichiren (ˈniːtʃiːˌrɛn)
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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