Past news

for the past year

  • Head Temple

    31/7/2023

    Month of July Daily One-Hour Shodai (chanting of Daimoku) Practice

    On July 31st, the daily one-hour Shodai-gyo led by the High Priest Nichinyo Shonin was completed. The daily Shodai-gyo was conducted at all Nichiren Shoshu Temples worldwide.

  • Announcement

    27/7/2023

    Ceremony Celebrating the Relocation and Grand Opening of Newly Constructed Hōeji Temple

    The High Priest Nichinyo Shonin officiated magnificent Ceremony Celebrating the Relocation and Grand Opening of Newly Constructed Mujozan Hōeji Temple located in Omuta City, Fukuoka Prefecture. He gave the sermon following the Ceremony.

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  • Yearly Event

    1/5/2023

    The Daigyō-e Ceremony

    May 1st is the anniversary of Nanjō Tokimitsu, the great lay believer of Head Temple who offered huge donation for establishing Taisekiji, whose Buddhist name is Daigyō Sonrei. On the day of this year, the Daigyō-e Ceremony (the memorial ceremony for Daigyō Sonrei) was solmenly held at the Reception Hall of the Head Temple.

  • Yearly Event

    28/4/2023

    The Risshū-e Ceremony

    The Risshū-e Ceremony, celebrating the 771st anniversary of the establishment of true Buddhism, was officiated at the Mieidō in the Head Temple and in every local temple in Japan.

  • Head Temple

    27/4/2023

    The Honin-shiki Ceremony

    The Honin-shiki Ceremony was solemnly held at the Reception Hall in the Head Temple for the first time in four years.
    This ceremony is the one that the priests, who have finished their trainee course, are to give a lecture in front of the High Priest and to receive the official permission to preach the Law by him if they are qualified.

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  • Head Temple

    6-7/4/2023

    The Mushibarai-e Ceremony (Grand Ceremony of the Airing of the Sacred Treasures)

    The Grand ceremony of the Sacred Treasures was solemnly and magnificently officiated at Head Temple Taisekiji for the first time in four years.

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  • Head Temple

    28/3/2023

    The Tokudo-shiki Ceremony

    The Tokudo-shiki Ceremony (The ceremony of entering priesthood of new priests) was officiated by High Priest Nichinyo Shonin at the Head Temple.

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  • Head Temple

    28/3/2023

    The Ceremony for Repaying Debts of Gratitude for the Inner Declaration of True Buddhism

    The Ceremony for Repaying Debts of Gratitude for Inner Establishment of True Buddhism was solemnly held at the Head Temple.

  • Yearly Event

    21/3/2023

    The Spring Higan-e Ceremony

    The Spring Higan-e Ceremony was solemnly held in the Head Temple and in every local temple in Japan.

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  • The 800th Anniversary

    4/3/2023

    The General Meeting to Celebrate the 800th Anniversary of the Advent of our Founder Nichiren Daishonin

    The General Meeting to Celebrate the 800th Anniversary of the Advent of our Founder Nichiren Daishonin was held on the 4th of March. And the General Tozan began on the same day.

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  • Yearly Event

    16/2/2023

    The Otanjo-e Ceremony

    The Otanjo-e Ceremony (the celebration of the advent of Nichiren Daishonin) was solemnly officiated in the Head Temple.
    The Otanjo-e Ceremony was also conducted in every local temple in Japan.

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  • Yearly Event

    6-7/2/2023

    The Kōshi-e Ceremony

    The Otaiya Ceremony of the Kōshi-e (the memorial ceremony for Second High Priest Nikko Shonin) on February 6th and the Goshōtō-e Ceremony of the Kōshi-e on February 7th were solemnly officiated in the Head Temple.
    The Kōshi-e Ceremony was also conducted in every local temple in Japan.

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  • Yearly Event

    3/2/2023

    The Setsubun-e Ceremony

    The Setsubun-e Ceremony was held in the Head Temple and in every local temple in Japan.

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