Welcome to Nichiren Shu UK


What is Buddhism?

Buddhist practitioners look to the Buddha as an example and guide. "Buddha" means "Awakened One". The Buddha was a human being born around 2,500 years ago who attained enlightenment and became "awake" to the truth. We too have this same capacity, and his teachings, when put into practice, can bring inner peace, the development of compassion and wisdom, and enrich our daily lives.


Our Temple

We are a temple of the Nichiren School (Nichiren Shu),  a Buddhist school founded by the 13th century Japanese monk Nichiren Shonin. We teach and promote the practice of Nichiren Shu Buddhism throughout the UK in order to bring people peace, compassion and wisdom. 



We hold regular practice sessions, organise public teachings and run series of classes on Buddhism in addition to sharing traditional Buddhist life at our temple and celebrating important events in the Buddhist calendar.

Contact Us

Please send us a message below!

The best way to find out more is to come and see us in person!

Visitors are very welcome, so please visit us.

Nichiren Shu UK

185 Rainham Road North, Dagenham, Essex, RM10 7EH.

0208 595 8659

Opening Hours



We apologise that due to the spread of the Coronavirus the Temple is currently operating online only.

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