Nichiin (1518 - August 16, 1589) was the 13th head priest of Taiseki-ji Temple.
1518: Born in Tosa.
1527: Ascended to the position of 13th head priest (aged 9) following the death of 12th head priest Nicchin.
November 9, 1558: Conducted the ordination of Nisshin and Jakuen of Yoho-ji Temple in Kyoto, and presented a book to Taiseki-ji Temple which he hoped would go into circulation among the temples of Fuji. November 15: Nichiin declined this.
October 13, 1567: Commanded Myogyobo of Kojima to take Nisshu (aged 13) as his disciple and dispatched him to Shingyo-ji Temple, Hirai, Shimotsuke.
February 7, 1569: The halls of Taiseki-ji Temple damaged by fire resulting from a conflict involving Shingen TAKEDA.
July 6, 1589: Passed away aged 72.