[ nich-er-uhn; Japanese nee-chee-ren ]
/ ˈnɪtʃ ər ən; Japanese ˈni tʃi rɛn /
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Zennichi; Zenshobo Rencho, 1222–82, Japanese Buddhist monk: founder of Nichiren Buddhism.
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How to use Nichiren in a sentence
Nichiren was the founder of the Buddhist sect which bears his name.Myths & Legends of Japan|F. Hadland (Frederick Hadland) Davis
And I have made several friends;—at the temple of Nichiren here, I got some beautiful o fuda.
At the Nichiren temple of Hommyji the helmet, armour, and sword of the great Captain were always preserved.
In the Nichiren hierology, it is as though the symbolical figures in the Book of Revelation had been deified and worshipped.
Translated into matter-of-fact Chinese, none better than Nichiren knew how to present its realism to his people.
British Dictionary definitions for Nichiren
/ (ˈniːtʃiːˌrɛn) /
a Buddhist sect of Japan based on the teachings of the Buddhist priest Nichiren (1222–82), who claimed that the Lotus Sutra contained the only way to enlightenment
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