Preamble. The Horai Association was founded by Zuiken S. Inagaki (1885-1981). It was originally a group of students to study the teaching of Jodoshinshu based on the writings of Horai School, which was begun by Dangai (1808-69) and succeeded by Ryuei Uryuzu (1820-1903) and Riken Katsura (1872-1944). Horai, literally “Dharma Thunder”, seeks to reveal the Continue reading
The Successor and Exponent of Horai Association (International) (KŌRŌ-SHŌ Award for the Promotion of Buddhism) Professor Emeritus, Ryukoku University. Born in Kobe, Nov. 1929; graduated from Kobe City University of Foreign Languages (B.A.), Ryukoku University (M.A.), and School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (Ph.D., 1968). Lecturer in Buddhism at School of Oriental Continue reading
If someone asks, “What sort of person is Zuiken?” Just answer, “He only looks up and adores the Primal Vow Power.” Horai Dharma Pada 147. Rev. Zuiken Saizo Inagaki (1885-1981) was a student of Rev. Riken Katsura (1872-1944), and was ordained as a priest at the West Hongwanji in 1945. A remarkable and charismatic teacher, Continue reading
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The list of the masters of Dharma.
Horai-kai, or the Horai Association was founded by Zuiken S. Inagaki (1885-1981). It originally comprised a group of students who were devoted to the teachings of Shin Buddhism (Jodo Shinshu) based on the writings of the Horai School, which was founded by Dangai (1808-69) who was succeeded by Ryuei Uryuzu (1820-1903) and Riken Katsura (1872-1944). Continue reading