Buddhism: Lineages: Nichiren: History and Scholarship
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A collection of Buddhist myths, parables, and essays.
New Religious Movements: Nichiren Shoshu
Student paper profiling Nichiren Shoshu's history, beliefs, issues and controversies with links, abstracts, and bibliography.
New Religious Movements: Soka Gakkai
Student paper (University of Virginia, 1999) profiling Soka Gakkai's history, beliefs, issues and controversies. Includes links, abstracts and a print bibliography.
Nichiren Shonin's View of Humanity
Endo Asai considers Nichiren's view of the human state in terms of both thought and actual circumstances. (PDF file, Adobe Acrobat reader software required).
Imagery of Nichiren's Works
Attempts to convey the complex imagery behind the root characters (chinese radicals) from their simple meanings.
Rebuking the Enemies of the Lotus
Article by Jacqueline Stone featured in a Special issue of the Japanese Journal of Religious Studies, which offers a brief historical overview outlining the origins of "Lotus exclusivism" in Nichiren's thought and how it affected the development of this branch of Buddhism. (PDF file, Adobe Acrobat reader software required).
Ethics and the Lotus Suutra
Paper by Peggy Morgan which discusses ethical imperatives associated with historical and religious claims primarily within the Rissho Kosekai Buddhist experience.
Review of "A Time to Chant: The Soka Gakkai Buddhists in Britain"
A review by Brian Brocking in the online Journal of Buddhist Ethics of "A Time to Chant: The Soka Gakkai Buddhists in Britain" authored by Bryan Wilson and Karel Dobbelaere.
Nichiren and the Lotus Sutra
Syllabus and bibliography of works on Nichiren's historical background, career, philosophy and tradition by Jacquiline Stone.
Nichiren, the Buddhist Prophet of the Truth
Collection of quotes and summaries, with links to full text writings based on translations found in the Yampolsky edition of "Letters of Nichiren" (translated by Burton Watson et al.).
Buddhist Information of North America: Lotus Sutra Study Center
Offers biographies of various Lotus Sutra commentators, along with select academic lectures.
PHILTAR Encyclopedia Entry: Nichiren Buddhism
St Martin's College Department of Religion and Ethics synopsis of Nichiren Buddhism.
Japanese Buddhist Schools and Teaching: Nichiren School
Offers excerpted biographical entry describing Nichiren from the "Encyclopedia of Eastern Philosophy and Religion."
Presentation on the Lotus Sutra
Lectures on the Lotus Sutra by Rev. Shokai Kanai of the Nichiren Shu.
Department of Nichiren Buddhism and a research institute in Nichiren Buddhist Studies established to educate student priests of the Nichiren sect of Buddhism.
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