History and Thought of Higashi & Nishi Honganji

Here’s a presentation about how Honganji initially started as one temple that eventually split into two denominations, Higashi and Nishi, and how that split led to different interpretations of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism.

This presentation by Rev. Ken Yamada was sponsored by the Buddhist Churches of America, Center for Buddhist Education. Recorded August 22, 2020.