gohonzon noun

  1. (in Nichiren Buddhism) the paper scroll to which devotional chanting is directed

Word Origin for gohonzon from Japanese go an honorific prefix + honzon object of respect Examples from the Web for gohonzon Contemporary Examples of gohonzon

  • Inside, she had a Buddhist altar, a Gohonzon, where she offered daily Nam-Myoho-Renge-Kyo chants.

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    A. L. Bardach

    March 16, 2010

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