"The defeat of Mongol army in 1281 as prophesied by Nichiren". Ships of the invading Mongolian army were battered by a severe storm, and the survivors were easily vanquished by the Japanese soldiers. Illustrated Abridged Biography of Kôsô (Nichiren) by Utagawa Kuniyoshi. Publisher Ise-ya Rihei (Kinjudo) 1835-1836.
Life of Holy Priest Nichiren. "Refused" by Tenrei Horiuchi (1903-1982). From "Nichiren Seijin Goichidai Ki Gafu" ("Picture Album of the Life of the Holy Priest Nichiren"). Nichiren is leaving Yuigahama beach on a boat. A pupil of him wants to come along but is refused by the Samurai guards. Mt. Fuji is seen in the distance.
Life of Holy Priest Nichiren - 15. "Farewell at Yui Beach" by Tenrei Horiuchi (1903-1982). From "Nichiren Seijin Goichidai Ki Gafu" (Picture Album of the Life of Holy Priest Nichiren). Nichiren was exiled to Izu province in 1261. His pupil Nichiro wanted to follow Nichiren on the boat, but was prevented by the boat man.
NIKKO SHONIN : Among the six senior priests appointed by Nichiren Daishonin, only Nikko Shonin proved to be a true disciple. He correctly grasped the Daishonin’s intent and dedicated his life to propagating Buddhism. He viewed the Daishonin as the original Buddha of the Latter Day and understood that the teaching of Nam-myoho-renge-kyo of the Three Great Secret Laws was implicit in the “Life Span” chapter of the Lotus Sutra.
Horiuchi Tenrei (1903-1982), Life of Holy Priest Nichiren No. 29: Letters to Prison
The Buddhism of Nichiren Daishonin: The establishment of Nichiren buddhism