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When Nichiren discusses different teachings of Buddhism, he does so in reference to ten schools of Buddhism that existed in Japan by the 13th century. He assumes that the reader is generally familiar with them. We, however, are not familiar with these schools, their origins, their founders, or their distinct teachings and practices. So in [...]

Writings of Nichiren Shōnin Doctrine 2, pp. 129, 137-139, 144, 149 Two Nichiren Texts, pp. 66, 76-79, 86, 92 The Writings of Nichiren Daishōnin I, pp. 355, 359-360, 364, 367 Throughout Kanjin Honzon-shō, Nichiren assumes familiarity on the part of his readers with Śākyamuni Buddha, especially as he is depicted in the Mahāyāna sūtras. Nichiren [...]