Who is Nichiren Daishonin?
Nichiren Daishonin is the True Buddha of the infinite past of kuon-ganjo. He is the founder of true Buddhism, Nichiren Shoshu. He is the True Buddha who is eternally endowed with the three enlightened properties, and who eternally possesses the three virtues of sovereign, teacher and parent. He fulfilled the purpose of his advent into this world by inscribing the Dai-Gohonzon of the High Sanctuary of the Essential Teaching on October 12, 1279 so that all the people of the Latter Day of the Law can eradicate their evil karma and attain Buddhahood. He was born on February 16, 1222 and physically passed away on October 13, 1282.