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Manna gum

Manna gum (Eucalyptus viminalis) Painting by Stan Kelly

Rennyo Shônin

Rennyo Shônin (1415-1499) was the eighth Abbot of the Hongwanji branch of Shin Buddhism. He played an important role in consolidating and expanding the Shin Buddhist Sangha.

Rennyo's Letters are much loved and often read at observances and meetings in temples and homes.

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