This week, we’re going to be talking about one of Japan’s most famous religious movements: Nichiren Buddhism, devoted to the veneration of the text know as the Lotus Sutra. We’ll discuss the life and education of Nichiren, as well as the legacy his teachings have for Japan and the world.
Listen to the episode here.
Sansom, George. A History of Japan to 1334.
Totman, Conrad. A History of Japan.