Niigata Prefecture (Niigata-ken) is located in the Shinetsu region on Honshu island, the coast of the Sea of Japan. The capital is the city of Niigata. Niigata prefecture stretches about 240 km along the Sea of Japan from southwest to north east, with a coastal plain between the mountains and the sea. It also includes Sado Island. The blue circle represents nature, abundance, and the infinite possibilities of the new age of the Japan Sea Rim region. The growing wave, spread out like a fan, is a symbol of the prefecture's limitless development potential and originality. It conveys a positive image of a prefecture that has a beautiful culture, caring people, and global perspectives, all of which help establish Niigata as a strong base for the Era of Japan Sea Exchange. 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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