Kyoto Prefecture (Kyoto-fu) is located in the Kinki region on Honshu island, Japan. The capital is the city of Kyoto, as well as a major part of the Osaka-Kobe-Kyoto metropolitan area. Kyoto is separated in the middle by the Tanba Mountains. This makes the climate of Kyoto very different in the north and south. Kyoto is surrounded on three sides by mountains known as Higashiyama, Kitayama and Nishiyama, with a height just under 1000 meters above sea level. The Kyoto area has some of the most famous temples, shrines, palaces and gardens in Japan. SGI practice Soka Gakkai's particular form of Nichiren Buddhism. Butsudan Buddhist altar Nichiren taught that by chanting "Nam Myoho Renge Kyo" to the Gohonzon. SGI practitioners call this process a "human revolution."
Nichiren Buddhism Butsudan Soka Gakkai SGI the Buddhist altar shop
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