The One about Jodo Shinshu Jokoji in Adachi

While I was in Higashiko, Adachi, I explored the Jodo Shinshu Jokoji Temple. I’m not too familiar with Buddhist sects but Jodo Shinshu (The True Essence of the Pure Land Teaching) is also known as Shin Buddhism. Founded by former Tendai Japanese monk Shinran, Shin Buddhism is the most widely practiced branch of Buddhism in Japan. According to “Nihon Daihyakka Zensho (Nipponika)”, 20% of Japanese identify with this Budhhist sect. […]