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Bun'ō (文応?) was a Japanese era (年号, nengō,?, lit. "year name") after Shōgen and before Kōchō. This period started in April 1260 and ended in February 1261.[1] During this time, the emperor was Kameyama-tennō (亀山天皇?).[2]

Events of the Bun'ō era

  • 1260 (Bun'o 1): Nichiren wrote Rissho Ankoku Ron ("On Securing the Peace of the Land through the Propagation of True Buddhism").[3]

Related pages


  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Bun'ō" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 92.
  2. Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du Japon, pp. 253-254; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki. p. 232-233.
  3. Soka Gakkai International (SGI-USA), Major Writings of Nichiren Daishonin, Vol. 1, page 173; retrieved 2011-12-5.

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