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Nichiren (1222–1282)

  • By: Lucia Dolce
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

Leader of Japanese Buddhism

Nichiren, one of the most famous figures of Japanese Buddhism, is a remarkable example of spiritual and charismatic leadership, whose influence reached far beyond his lifetime. A forceful personality whose behavior often seemed to be in conflict with ...

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