At Izu Peninsula

At Izu (20Kb)

After the arrival at the Kawana Port, Priest Nichiren had been suffering from fatigue and thirst alone, no one but Funamori Yasaburo helped him because Bakufu prohibited the whole village from approaching the criminal. He and his wife harbored him for a month.

Then, the jito of this area, Ito Hachiro, fell victim to a serious disease. He was entirely recovered from the edge of death by the prayer of Nichiren to be a believer of Nichiren Shoshu. He presented Nichiren a statue of training Shakuson by the way of appreciation that had been found in the ocean.

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