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Shinran

(1173—1262)


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1173–1262).

Founder of Jōdo-shin-shū, a major school of Japanese Buddhism, a pupil of Hōnen. When Hōnen was exiled in 1207, Shinran rejected the necessity of monastic rules and residence. He ...

Subjects: Buddhism.


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