800th Anniversary

 News

  • Announcement
    Response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

    In response to the current COVID-19 spreading, Nichiren Shoshu Head Temple Taisekiji and all the local temples in Japan are postponing and canceling events with a large number of people in attendance. We are also encouraging believers to refrain from visiting the temples to maintain their health and safety, and to prevent further spread of the infection.
    In the case of visiting your local temple to request any ceremony such as funeral ceremony, memorial ceremony, or Gojukai ceremony, please use protective measures such as wearing a mask.
    For more details, please make queries to your local temple.
    We do appreciate your understanding and cooperation with us.
    (20/2/2020)

  • Notice Updated
    Renovations of the Sammon Gate

    As a part of the Commemorative Project Celebrating the 800th Anniversary of the Advent of our Founder, Nichiren Daishonin, the Sammon Gate is now under construction for renovation. Please understand that it is not available to enter the site until the renovation project is completed.
    The renovation of the Sammon Gate is to be completed in January 2021.

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  • Yearly Event NEW

    22/9/2020

    The Autumn Higan-e Ceremony

    The Autumn Higan-e Ceremony was solemnly conducted in the Head Temple. It was held in every local temple in Japan as well.

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  • Head Temple NEW

    18-19/9/2020

    The Kanshi-e Ceremony

    The Kanshi-e Ceremony or the Memorial Ceremony for the Twenty-sixth High Priest Nichikan Shonin was solemnly conducted in the Head Temple.

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  • Yearly Event NEW

    12/9/2020

    The Gonan-e Ceremony

    The Gonan-e Ceremony or the Ceremony Commemorating the Tatsunokuchi Persecution was solemnly conducted in the Head Temple. It was held in every local temple in Japan as well.

  • Info NEW

    7/9-15/12/2020

    The Daimoku Practice for 100 Days

    Since September 7th Head Temple Taisekiji has been leading the Daimoku Practice for 100 Days together with all other Nichiren Shoshu local temples and the lay believers.

  • Yearly Event

    14-15/8/2020

    The Urabon-e Ceremony

    The Urabon-e Ceremony was solemnly conducted at the Head Temple.
    It was also held at all local temples in Japan during the Urabon period in July or August.

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  • Info

    18/6/2020

    Scenery of Head Temple

    We have released the following video of slideshows, so please enjoy!
    Please note that music will be playing in the video. 

    “Sakura in full bloom” (April)
    “Fresh Leaves and Azalea Flowers” (May)
    “The Azalea and Hydrangea” (June)
  • Yearly Event

    1/5/2020

    The Daigyō-e Ceremony

    May 1st is the anniversary of Nanjō Tokimitsu, the great lay believer of Head Temple who offered huge donation for establishing Taisekiji, whose Buddhist name is Daigyō Sonrei. On the day of this year, the Daigyō-e Ceremony (the memorial ceremony for Daigyō Sonrei) was solmenly held at the Reception Hall of the Head Temple.

 Past news