Shinran Shonin

Shinran Shonin (HM10IN)

Location: New York, NY 10025 New York County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 48.107', W 73° 58.219'

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? ? ? Shinran Shonin is the founder of the Jodo Shinshu Sect of Buddhism. He developed the doctrine that reveals the one unobstructed way through which we can receive salvation and Buddhahood. This teaching is the torch that lights the way and guides our footsteps through life. This inspiring statue depicts Shinran Shonin in his missionary travel robes, as he appeared through most of his life propagating the teaching.

? ? ? The statue originally stood in Hiroshima at a site 2.5 kilometers northwest from the center of the first atomic bomb attack. Having survived the full force of the bomb, the statue was brought to New York in September of 1955 to be a testimonial to the atomic bomb devastation and a symbol of lasting hope for world peace.

Namu Amida Butsu
May 21, 1985 ? ? ? Jodo Shinshu Honganji-Ha
HM NumberHM10IN
Year Placed1985
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Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 9:04pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 586857 N 4517263
Decimal Degrees40.80178333, -73.97031667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 48.107', W 73° 58.219'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 48' 6.42" N, 73° 58' 13.14" W
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Area Code(s)917, 212, 646
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 332 Riverside Dr, New York NY 10025, US
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