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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



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Nichiren Daishonin's
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Newsletter 9/2014



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Gosho Quote


Gosho Quote for September 2014


Letter to Jakunichi-bō

(“Jakunichi bō-gosho”)


The sutra states, “Just as the sunlight or the moonlight dispels the darkness, this person will practice [Myoho-Renge-Kyo] in the world and eliminate [the fundamental] darkness of all living beings.”Carefully ponder the meaning of these words: “This person will practice [Myoho-Renge-Kyo] in the world” means that Bodhisattva Jōgyō makes his advent in the first five hundred years of the Latter Day of the Law, reveals the light of the five characters of Nam-Myoho-Renge-Kyo, and illuminates the fundamental darkness and darkness of earthly desires. (Gosho, p. 1393)


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143-63 Beech Ave. Flushing, NY 11355
Rev. Shinga Takikawa, Chief Priest
Rev. Joryo Nomura, Assistant Priest