he Shingon Buddhist International Institute was formed to promote the understanding of Japanese Shingon Esoteric Buddhism. This Vajrayana Buddhist Sect was founded in 804 AD by Kukai (Kobo Daishi), a Japanese Buddhist Monk. The purpose of this organization is:
  • To translate and publish sutras, sacred texts and the writings of Kobo Daishi.

  • To sponsor workshops and Dharma sessions.

  • To sponsor Tenchi-ji , The Heaven and Earth Temple.

  • To promote or sponsor an Esoteric Buddhist School or University.

Kobo Daishi

774-835 AD

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