Nichiren Shoshu Buddhism

Nichiren Shoshu is the School of Buddhism founded by Nichiren Daishonin over 750 years ago in Japan. Shakyamuni Buddha, who we all know as the historical Buddha in India, expounded in his final teaching of the Lotus Sutra that the original Buddha from the infinite past would appear approximately 2,000 years after his passing, when the people had lost all connection to Shakyamuni’s teachings, and society had fallen into a profoundly dark age.

At this time Nichiren Daishonin made his advent in order to bring to light that Myoho-Renge-Kyo is the ultimate law, essence and entity of all life and phenomena. He expounded that all people have the potential to understand this reality of life by attaining the enlightened state of Buddhahood. He revealed a practice equally effective for all people to be able to actualize that potential within their present form and lifetime. In other words, Nichiren Daishonin established Buddhism as a faith and practice for all people to be able to attain enlightenment, irrespective of age, race, gender, education level or social status. All people share the equal potential to live a happy life based on a true understanding of the reality of life.

Upcoming Intro Events

Myoshinji Temple holds a series of Introduction to Buddhism Meetings each month to provide an opportunity for guests to learn more about Buddhism.

The Ten Worlds

Saturday, June 29 @11am
(in-person at Hotel Kabuki)

The Ten Worlds

Sunday, July 7 @2pm
(in-person at the temple)

The Oneness of Life and its Environment

Wednesday, July 10 @7pm
(online via Zoom)

How to Maintain a Stable Mind in an Unstable World

Wednesday, July 24 @7pm
(online via Zoom)

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Celebrating 40 Years

2024 marks the 40th year since the establishment of Myoshinji Temple. Over the past 40 years, Myoshinji Temple has served as a place where people come to learn about traditional Buddhism and practice together.