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Nichiren

[ nich-er-uhn; Japanese nee-chee-ren ]
/ ˈnɪtʃ ər ən; Japanese ˈni tʃi rɛn /
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noun
Zennichi; Zenshobo Rencho, 1222–82, Japanese Buddhist monk: founder of Nichiren Buddhism.
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Nichiren
/ (ˈniːtʃiːˌrɛn) /

noun
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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