Ninomiya, Sontoku

Ninomiya, Sontoku
   A diligent scholar and successful agriculturalist of the late Tokugawa period, who came to the attention of the Tokugawa shogunate as a result of his success in leading civil engineering and land cultivation projects. He emphasised frugality and the rational re-investment of surpluses. He founded the hotokusha or repayment of blessings society, which developed into the widespread Hotoku movement.

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  • Ninomiya Sontoku — In this Japanese name, the family name is Ninomiya . Statue of Ninomiya Sontoku at Hotokuninomiya jinja where deifying him in Odawara, Kanagawa near Odawara Castle …   Wikipedia

  • Ninomiya Sontoku — ▪ Japanese religious reformer also called  Ninomiya Kinjirō   born , Sept. 4, 1787, Kayama, Sagami Province, Japan died Nov. 17, 1856, Imaichi, Shimotsuke Province       Japanese agrarian reformer who helped improve agricultural techniques and… …   Universalium

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  • Hōtoku — ▪ Japanese religious movement       semireligious movement among Japanese peasants initiated in the 19th century by Ninomiya Sontoku, who was known as the “peasant sage.” He combined an eclectic, nonsectarian ethic of cooperation and mutual help… …   Universalium

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  • Hotoku —     Repayment of indebtedness , or requital of blessings . A popular Confucian movement founded by the peasant sage Ninomiya, Sontoku (1787 1856) which spread among farmers. It was similar in many ways to shingaku. Ninomiya taught that carefully… …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

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