Nichizō

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Nichizō
日像
Personal
Born1269
Died1342
ReligionBuddhism
SchoolNichiren Buddhism
SectNichiren-shū
TempleMyoken-ji (妙顕寺)
Senior posting
TeacherNichirō

Nichizō (日像, 1269–1342) was one of Nichirō's nine senior disciples (not to be confused with the six senior disciples of Nichiren). He was responsible for giving Nichiren Buddhism official imperial recognition in 1321. He was exiled twice while attempting to achieve this goal.

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