Buddhist Temples of Kyōto and Kamakura - Beatrice Lane Suzuki †

Buddhist Temples of Kyōto and Kamakura - Beatrice Lane Suzuki †

20 Nichiren Temples in Kyōto: Honkokuji

Buddhist Temples of Kyōto and Kamakura - Beatrice Lane Suzuki †

Beatrice Lane Suzuki † [+-]
Beatrice Lane Suzuki (1878-1939) was a very well informed and sensitive expositor of Mahāyāna Buddhism and the American wife of the well-known Zen Buddhist Suzuki Daisetsu. She lived in Japan for many years and came to know the leading temple centres of various Buddhist schools - especially in Kyōto and Kamakura - very well.

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In this chapter, the author focuses on presenting the history and architecture of the Nichiren temples, founded by the monk Nichiren who created the Lotus Sūtra. The text concentrates on the Honkokuji temple, in Kyōto.

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Suzuki, Beatrice Lane. 20 Nichiren Temples in Kyōto: Honkokuji. Buddhist Temples of Kyōto and Kamakura. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 137 - 140 Nov 2013. ISBN 9781845539214. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=21208. Date accessed: 14 Aug 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.21208. Nov 2013

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