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Takamaro Shigaraki 峻麿 信楽

Buddhist priest , University professor of Buddhism

Takamaro Shigaraki, who has been influenced by Paul Tillich, was the president of Ryukoku University in Kyoto (Japan). He was on the faculty of the University since 1958. He spent his career studying Pure Land Buddhism. He tried to clarify a contemporary meaning of Buddhism from a perspective of existentialism.