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Welcome!   We trust that here you will find the information required to understand and start practicing Nichiren Shoshu Buddhism.  

Also, from here you can contact us to answer any additional questions and schedule a visit to our New York Temple in Queens.                                                                        

About Nichiren Shoshu
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Nichiren Shoshu is the name of the denomination that follows the orthodox teachings of True Buddhism as taught by Nichiren Daishonin, the True Buddha, who made his advent in Japan in 1222. Nichiren Shoshu has temples and propagation centers worldwide and actively propagates the true teachings of Nichiren Daishonin. The practice of Nichiren Shoshu True Buddhism brings about powerful benefits and positive changes to the lives of those who practice it. 


The ultimate goals are the attainment of enlightenment by the individual and, through widely spreading True Buddhism, the establishment of a purified and peaceful world where all people can enjoy happy lives together.


The daily practice consists of chanting Nam-Myoho-Renge-Kyo and reciting a chapter-and-a-half of the Lotus Sutra, called Gongyo, to the True Object of Worship called the Gohonzon. There are seven temples in the United States and many local area meeting places. All are invited to come learn about Nichiren Shoshu True Buddhism and experience its beneficial power. This site provides temple locations, articles, and links to other related Nichiren Shoshu sites. You can learn more about this wonderful practice at

2016 Gokaihi Schedule 

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An Excerpt from Nichiren Shoshu Hokkeko newspaper DAIBYAKU-HO

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Nichiren Daishonin's
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October 2016 Newsletter 

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October 2016


Gosho Quote for October 2016


On Persecutions Befalling the Buddha

(Shōnin gonan ji)


Each of you must summon up a strong mind, like a ferocious lion and never be intimidated by anyone’s threats. The lion, the king of beasts, fears no other animals nor do its cubs. People [who despise and hate the practitioners of the Lotus Sutra] are like barking worthless dogs, but Nichiren’s followers are like roaring lions.

(Gosho, p. 1397)

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Rev. Shinga Takikawa, Chief Priest