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)

  • Yearly Event NEW

    20/3/2021

    The Spring Higan-e Ceremony

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

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  • The 800th Anniversary
    NEW

    15-16/2/2021

    The Grand Ceremony to Celebrate the 800th Anniversary of the Advent of our Founder Nichiren Daishonin

    The Grand Ceremony to Celebrate the 800th Anniversary of the Advent of our Founder Nichiren Daishonin was solemnly officiated on the 15th and 16th of February.
    The attendance at the Grand Ceremony was limited to representative priests and lay believers living in Fujinomiya City with a few exceptions, in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
     [February 15th]
       15:00 Gokaihi Ceremony
       17:30 Otaiya Ceremony
     [February 16th]
       02:30 Ushitora Gongyo
       07:00 Otanjo-e Ceremony, followed by Otobiraki Ceremony
       10:30 Grand Ceremony

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  • Yearly Event NEW

    6-7/2/2021

    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 NEW

    3/2/2021

    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

    16/1/2021

    The Ceremony of Reporting to the Three Treasures on the Completion of the Major Renovation of the Sammon Gate and the Restoration of Buildings at the Head Temple

    The major renovation of the Sammon Gate at Head Temple Taisekiji, a part of the Commemorative Project Celebrating the 800th Anniversary of the Advent of our Founder, Nichiren Daishonin was completed. Following that, the Transfer Ceremony of the Gohonozon enshrined in the Sammon Gate was conducted on January 15th. After that, the Ceremony of Reporting to the Three Treasures on the Completion of the Major Renovation of the Sammon Gate and the Restoration of Buildings at the Head Temple took place.

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  • Head Temple

    2-3/1/2021

    First Tozan for the Nichiren Shoshu Hokkeko Members

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

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  • Head Temple

    1/1/2021

    New Year’s Gongyō

    The New Year’s Gongyō of the 769 anniversary of the establishment of true Buddhism was solemnly officiated at 2:30 a.m. on the first day of 2021.

  • Head Temple

    20-21/11/2020

    The Gotai-e Ceremony

    The Gotai-e Ceremony, which is held every year, was solemnly conducted at Head Temple Taisekiji.

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  • Yearly Event

    15/11/2020

    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.

  • Yearly Event

    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

    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

    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

    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.

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