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The Person Nichiren, Part Two: Rissho Ankoku-ron, the Izu Exile and Events That Led to the Sado Exile By The Nichiren Mandala Study Workshop
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This second chapter of Nichiren’s life describes how he built a strong follower base, structured his philosophy while trying to render the socio-political climate and the religious post-Heian... More > context in which Nichiren was active. The book will provide a detailed description of the events in his life and how his sangha operated, in the tentative to separate the man from the myth. This is yet a preparatory phase in Nichiren's life, whose real strength will become evident only after the defining event at Tatsunokuchi. However a correct reading of the decade preceding it, remains vital to understand Nichiren outside of sectarian context.< Less
Nichiren’s Sangha Series Priest Disciples: Daikoku Ajari Nichirō By The Nichiren Mandala Study Workshop
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Although Nichirō himself was mainly active in the Musashi and Kamakura area, he was part of a larger family sangha, that included his relative Ben Ajari Nisshō, the Ikegami brothers,... More > Nakatsukasa Yoritomo Shijō Kingō and most important his two disciples Higo Ajari Nichizō and Maka’ichi Ajari Nichi’in who created the Shijō and Rokujō offshoot lineages respectively. This essay explores Nichirō’s family ties and his role as Nichiren’s representative in Kamakura along with his uncle Nisshō as well as his network of relationships.< Less
Daikoku Ajari Nichirō 700th Memorial Edition By The Nichiren Mandala Study Workshop
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The year 2019 marks the sevenhundredth memorial of Nichirō’s passing. In Japan, a person is considered to be one year at birth and the funeral as the first ceremonial. This special edition... More > was edited to commemorate the very first pupil of Nichiren whom he trained since childhood. Given the sort of father-son relationship, the bond between them must have been particularly strong. Although Nichirō himself was mainly active in the Musashi and Kamakura area, he was part of a larger family sangha, that included his relative Ben Ajari Nisshō, the Ikegami brothers, Shijō Nakatsukasa Yoritomo kingō and most important his own disciples Higo Ajari Nichizō, Daikyō Ajari Nichirin and Maka’ichi Ajari Nichi’in who created the Shijō and Rokujō offshoot lineages respectively. This essay explores Nichirō’s family ties and his role as Nichiren’s representative in Kamakura along with his uncle Nisshō as well as his network of relationships.< Less
The Person Nichiren Part Three: The Tatsunokuchi Incident and the Sado Exile By The Nichiren Mandala Study Workshop
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This is the third installment on Nichiren’s life and endeavors, a defining moment in his career. While he proved to himself to be worthy of being named a “Votorary of the Lotus... More > Sūtra”, Nichiren takes a quantum leap forward and becoming seemingly invincible. Several aspects regarding the Tatsu-no-kuchi event remain unclear, probably due to additions of later hagiographers. Nichiren’s life is probably imbued with more myth than real historical truth, but it is a fact that along the path he rode, his footsteps are still vivid today. He was sent to a hostile island, where his assassination would have had no real consequence, instead he came back leaving a thriving community of believers. For anyone who visits Sado Island his presence is to be inequivocably felt everywhere. This book will try to analyze this period of Nichiren’s life considering inexpugnable data (such as his own extant writings), historical records in addition to legends and folktales as well as direct visits on site.< Less
The Person Nichiren Part Three: The Tatsunokuchi Incident and the Sado Exile By The Nichiren Mandala Study Workshop
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This is the third installment on Nichiren’s life and endeavors, a defining moment in his career. While he proved to himself to be worthy of being named a “Votorary of the Lotus... More > Sūtra”, Nichiren takes a quantum leap forward and becoming seemingly invincible. Nichiren’s life is probably imbued with more myth than real historical truth, but it is a fact that along the path he rode, his footsteps are still vivid today. He was sent to a hostile island, where his assassination would have had no real consequence, instead he came back leaving a thriving community of believers. For anyone who visits Sado Island his presence is to be inequivocably felt everywhere. This book will try to analyze this period of Nichiren’s life considering inexpugnable data (such as his own extant writings), historical records in addition to legends and folktales as well as direct visits on site.< Less
The mandala in Nichiren Buddhism, Part Two: Mandalas of the Kōan period By The Nichiren Mandala Study Workshop
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"The mandala in Nichiren Buddhism" is the first comprehensive analysis of Nichichiren's mandalic corpus in English. As the total number of pages in a single volume would reach over 700, the... More > book has been divided into three parts. This second volume covers the analysis of Nichiren’s moji-mandala in the Kōan years from 1278 to 1282, the period of his full maturity. The Kōan era represents the peak of Nichiren’s works, both from the viewpoint of his philosophy and aesthetics, such as calligraphy, composition style as well as the level of organization of Nichiren’s sangha. The early Hokke confraternity centered on Nichiren, was a highly organized and functional group, with a systemized logistics and communication network, covering several provinces around the Japanese archipelago even during Nichiren’s exile on Sado Island. Once he transferred to Minobu, his group grew larger and became exceptionally efficient and dynamic.< Less
A Murder of Crows By Ray Lucas
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This is a simple photo essay about Tokyo's crows. Crows are ubiquitous in Tokyo, making their presence felt as they caw loudly from the rooftops and trees. There is nothing behind the essay other... More > than a fascination for their antics, sometimes comical often sinister. Crows are sometimes seen as a negative symbol, but their charismatic and self-sufficient occupation of the city suggests a much more nuanced and complex society which is parallel to our own.< Less
The mandala in Nichiren Buddhism, Part One: Introduction, mandalas of the Bun’ei and Kenji periods By The Nichiren Mandala Study Workshop
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“The mandala in Nichiren Buddhism” is the first comprehensive analysis of Nichiren’s mandala in English. As the total number of pages in a single volume would reach 720, the book... More > has been divided into three parts. In this first volume, the origin and evolution of Nichiren’s mandala are examined, while the extant works produced in the Bun’ei and Kenji eras (2.1264~4.1275/4.1275~2.1278) are analyzed in detail. The second volume will thus examine the whole extant corpus produced in the Koan period, while in the third the missing, but catalogued mandalas will be analyzed along with a study of Nichiren’s works from an holistic perspective, including the scrolls authored by his immediate disciples and later successors, within the various traditions. Together, these three volumes shall provide the reader with exhaustive information on Nichiren’s mandala.< Less
The Curse of Koshiu: A Chronicle of Old Japan By Lewis Wingfield
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The mandala in Nichiren Buddhism, Part One: Introduction, mandalas of the Bun’ei and Kenji periods (Paperback Edition) By The Nichiren Mandala Study Workshop
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“The mandala in Nichiren Buddhism” is the first comprehensive analysis of Nichiren’s mandala in English. As the total number of pages in a single volume would reach 720, the book... More > has been divided into three parts. In this first volume, the origin and evolution of Nichiren’s mandala are examined, while the extant works produced in the Bun’ei and Kenji eras (2.1264~4.1275/4.1275~2.1278) are analyzed in detail. The second volume will thus examine the whole extant corpus produced in the Koan period, while in the third the missing, but catalogued mandalas will be analyzed along with a study of Nichiren’s works from an holistic perspective, including the scrolls authored by his immediate disciples and later successors, within the various traditions. Together, these three volumes shall provide the reader with exhaustive information on Nichiren’s mandala.< Less

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