Nichiren

[ nich-er-uh n; Japanese nee-chee-ren ]
/ ˈnɪtʃ ər ən; Japanese ˈni tʃi rɛn /

noun

ZennichiZenshobo 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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