Rennyo to the Rescue

Although considered the “second founder” of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism, Rennyo Shonin shaped foremost how Shinshu is practiced today. Moreover, living in a turbulent era of civil unrest, religious persecution, and social upheaval, he literally saved the Honganji temple from the flames of war and conflict. Shinshu’s “first” founder Shinran Shonin famously declared he had no … Continue reading Rennyo to the Rescue