Nichimoku

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Nichimoku
日目
Religion Buddhism
School Nichiren Buddhism
Sect Nichiren Shoshu
Personal
Born 1260
Died 1333
Religious career
Teacher Nichiren, Nikkō
Students Nichizon, Nichigo

Nichimoku (日目, 1260–1333) was a disciple of Nichiren who sided with Nikkō in creating the Fuji lineage. When Nikkō moved to Omosu to found Kitayama Honmonji, he appointed Nichimoku chief priest of Taiseki-ji.[1][2] Nichiren Shōshū therefore views Nichimoku as their Third High Priest.[3]

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