Nisshō (日昭, c. 1221 – 1323) was a Buddhist disciple of Nichiren and the uncle of Nichirō. He was the only disciple who was actually older than Nichiren himself.

Nisshō
日昭
Personal
Bornc. 1221
Died1323
ReligionBuddhism
SchoolNichiren Buddhism
SectNichiren-shū
Hama-ha
TempleMyōhokke-ji
Senior posting
TeacherNichiren

He was a Tendai priest in his youth, and after Nichiren's death he continued to claim that he was merely carrying out a reform of this sect. He founded Myōhokke-ji in 1284. His Hama-ha subsect continued to hold good relations with the Tendai sect.

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