Nichishin (Hokke sect Shinmon school) (日真 (法華宗真門流))

Nichishin (1444 - April 18, 1528) was a priest of the Nichiren sect of the middle of the Muromachi period. His azana (adult male nickname) was Eko. He called himself Jofukyo-in. He was from Tajima Province.
He was the founder of the Honryu-ji school (today's Hokke sect Shinmon school.)

He became a disciple of Nichizen in his childhood and he later learnt from Nichigu at Myoken-ji Temple. In 1488, he built Honryu-ji Temple at Shijo Omiya in Kyoto, and he later preached his doctrine mainly in the Hokuriku region.