Historical Events Today: 1536-Buddhist Monks from Kyōto’s Enryaku Temple set fire to 21 Nichiren Temples!
Buddhist monks from Kyōto’s Enryaku Temple set fire to 21 Nichiren temples throughout Kyoto in the Tenbun Hokke Disturbance. (Traditional Japanese date: July 27, 1536). The warrior monks living high in the mountains intended to protect Kyoto, from evil. However the government in Kyoto found it almost impossible to control this band of brothers, and turned against them. By the […]Read more ›