2020/01/12

Hokekyo Lotus Sutra Legends

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Hokekyo, Hokkekyo 法華経 / ホケキョウ Lotus Sutra

. Koya San in Wakayama 高野山 和歌山県 .
The Lotus Sutra, Hoke-kyoo 法華経、Hokekyo describes various deities as Bosatsu concerned with light offerings.



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The Lotus Sūtra (Sanskrit: Saddharma Pundarika Sutra,
literally "Sūtra on the White Lotus of the Sublime Dharma")

is one of the most popular and influential Mahayana sutras, and the basis on which the Tiantai, Tendai, Cheontae, and Nichiren schools of Buddhism were established.
According to British professor Paul Williams,
"For many East Asian Buddhists since early times, the Lotus Sutra contains the final teaching of the Buddha, complete and sufficient for salvation."
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. Minobusan, temple 敬慎院 Keishin-In - Yamanashi .
In this temple, Shichimen Daimyojin, the protector deity of the Lotus Sutra, is enshrined.

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................................................................................. Nagasaki 長崎県  
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西海市 Saikai city 西彼町 Seihi town

. The Lotus Sutra on a 卒塔婆 Sotoba grave marker .




................................................................................. Tokyo  
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深川北川町 Fukagawa Kitagawa town

. The Lotus Sutra with an old inscription from 1757 .


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- reference : Nichibun Yokai Database -
23 法華経 (01)

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