News

  • Announcement NEW

    20/2/2020

    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.

  • 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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  • Info NEW

    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 NEW

    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.

  • Yearly Event

    28/4/2020

    The Risshū-e Ceremony

    The Risshū-e Ceremony, celebrating the 768th anniversary of the establishment of true Buddhism, was officiated at the Mieidō and Kyakuden in the Head Temple and in every local temple in Japan.

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    28/3/2020

    The Ceremony for Repaying Debts of Gratitude for the Inner Declaration of True Buddhism

    The Ceremony for Repaying Debts of Gratitude for Inner Establishment of True Buddhism was solemnly held at the Head Temple.

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    27/3/2020

    The Tokudo-shiki Ceremony

    The Tokudo-shiki Ceremony (The ceremony of entering priesthood of new priests) was officiated by High Priest Nichinyo Shonin at the Head Temple.

  • Yearly Event

    20/3/2020

    The Spring Higan-e Ceremony

    The Spring Higan-e Ceremony was solemnly held in the Head Temple and in every local temple in Japan.

  • Yearly Event

    16/2/2020

    Otanjō-e Ceremony

    The Otanjō-e Ceremony of our Founder, Nichiren Daishonin (the ceremony celebrating the birth of our founder, Nichiren Daishonin) was solemnly officiated in the Head Temple and in every local temple in Japan.

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  • Yearly Event

    6-7/2/2020

    Kōshi-e Ceremony

    The Otaiya Ceremony of the Kōshi-e (the memorial ceremony for Second High Priest Nikko Shonin) on February 6th and the Goshōtō-e Ceremony of the Kōshi-e on February 7th were solemnly officiated in the Head Temple.
    The Kōshi-e Ceremony was also conducted in every local temple in Japan.

  • Yearly Event

    3/2/2020

    Setsubun-e Ceremony

    The Setsubun-e Ceremony was held in the Head Temple and in every local temple in Japan.

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  • Head Temple

    2-3/1/2020

    First Tozan for the Nichiren Shoshu Hokkeko Members

    The first tozan for the Nichiren Shoshu Hokkeko Members was held.

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    1/1/2020

    New Year’s Gongyō

    The New Year’s Gongyō of the 768 anniversary of the establishment of true Buddhism was solemnly officiated at 2:30 a.m. on the first day of 2020.

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    20-21/11/2019

    The Gotai-e Ceremony

    The Gotai-e Ceremony, which is held every year, was solemnly and magnificently conducted at Head Temple Taisekiji. Over 4,000 believers in Japan and over 600 overseas believers from 24 countries and areas participated in this ceremony.

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  • Yearly Event

    15/11/2019

    The Mokushi-e Ceremony

    The Mokushi-e Ceremony or the Memorial Ceremony for Third High Priest Nichimoku Shonin was solemnly conducted in the Head Temple.

  • Info

    8/11/2019

    The Ceremony Celebrating the Rebuilding of Gyodo-zan Tokujoji Temple at the New Location

    The Commemorative Ceremony for the 60th Anniversary for its Establishment and the Rebuilding of Gyodo-zan Tokujoji Temple at the New Location was solemnly and magnificently officiated by High Priest Nichinyo Shonin in Abashiri City, Hokkaido Prefecture. Following the ceremony, the Oeshiki Ceremony was conducted and the sermon was given by the High Priest.

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