The practice of Nichiren Buddhism has spread all around the world. There are centers for practice and there are many celebrities who practice this path as well (Orlando Bloom from Pirates of the Caribbean is one.) Practitioners recite Nam-myoho-renge-kyo in front of a scroll called the Gohonzon. This practice is called Gongyo or diligent practice. It is recited in the morning and evening. As I stated previously, the Lotus Sutra is the most important text in Nichiren Buddhism. There are links at the bottom of this article for the Lotus Sutra and Nichiren writings for further study.
One should also not that there are different schools of Nichiren. The Lotus Sutra teaches us that there are many different paths to enlightenment which reflects the many different schools of belief not only in Nichiren Buddhism but all of Buddhism. Some schools of Nichiren include Nichiren Shu, Soka Gakkai and Nichiren Shoshu.
I am not a practictioner of Nichiren so this article has been based on research that I have done on my own. I welcome any and all comments from Nichiren Buddhism! Here are some links I have found helpful in my research:
What is the Buddhism of Nichiren? and Soka Gakkai International
Reading the Lotus Sutra could benefit anyone.
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