Jodo Shinshu



Hongwanji

Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-ha

The Nishi Hongwanji in Kyoto, is the head temple of the worldwide community of Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-ha (school of Buddhism). It was established in 1272.

Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-ha has approximately 10,400 affiliated temples and 33,550 ordained ministers. It is one of a total of ten independent schools of Shin Buddhism.


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