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Shinran Shonin

 
 
Shinran Shonin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
1. Shinran Shonin Marker
Inscription.  
1173 to 1262
Founder of
Jodo-Shinshu Sect

New York Buddhist Church

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 40° 48.107′ N, 73° 58.219′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Riverside Drive north of W 105th Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located in front of the New York Buddhist Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 331 Riverside Drive, New York NY 10025, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Shinran Shonin (here, next to this marker); Riverside Drive West 105th Street Historic District (a few steps from this marker); Franz Sigel Statue (within shouting distance of this marker); Gershwin Family Residence (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Victor Herbert (approx. 0.2 miles away); Humphrey DeForest Bogart (approx. 0.2 miles away); Firemen’s Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Firemen’s Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Shinran Shonin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
2. Shinran Shonin Marker
Marker at the New York Buddhist Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
3. Marker at the New York Buddhist Church
Statue of Shinran Shonin image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
4. Statue of Shinran Shonin
This statue of Shinran Shonin was originally located in Hiroshima and survived the atomic bomb on August 6, 1945.
Closeup of Shinran Shonin image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
5. Closeup of Shinran Shonin
Shinran Shonin image. Click for full size.
By from Pantheos.com, unknown
6. Shinran Shonin
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 368 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   6. submitted on April 12, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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