The Higashi Honganji Homepage (hereafter referred to as “this site”) is a public website, operated by the Shinshū Ōtani-ha (Higashi Honganji).
We would like the users of this site to read the terms of usage below, and are hoping for your understanding and cooperation.

1. Copyright

The complete contents of this site (texts, pictures, video material, sound files, etc.) are property of the Shinshū Ōtani-ha (Higashi Honganji) if not mentioned otherwise. It is not allowed to use, reproduce, reprint, change, edit, redistribute, or sale any of the contents.

2. Disclaimer

About changes in the website

hanges in the contents of this site, like changes of configurations or addresses, or renovations of web pages, can be done at any time and without prior notice. Please understand that we cannot take any responsibility for eventual inconveniences that might occur because of these changes.

About links to other websites

This site encompasses links to affiliated district administrations, branch temples, and schools, as well as links to other external websites with connection to this website, if this is necessary. For the terms of usage of these websites, please refer to their respective site policies. We cannot take responsibility for the contents of any of the linked websites.

3. Privacy Policy

Feedback form

The information you enter into our feedback form will be used to improve this website. Additionally, private information like your name, address, e-mail address, and telephone number might be used to reply to and/or confirm the content of your feedback, but they will never be used for any other purpose.


Private information like your name, address, e-mail address, and telephone number that you enter for subscribing to one of our periodicals will only used in connection with business operations of Higashi Honganji publications.

4. Links

This website encompasses link to third-party websites. These links are provided for the users convenience only, and should not be understood as recommendations to visit these websites. Further, we cannot take any responsibility concerning the accuracy and reliability of the contents of these websites.

In general, linking to this site is without restrictions, but in the case that it is decided that a link to this site, that has a commercial purpose, could be harmful to the Shinshū Ōtani-ha (Higashi Honganji), it could be that we request to remove this link.