Taiseki-ji is the head temple of Nichiren Shoshu. Its expansive, beautifully landscaped grounds rest beside majestic Mount Fuji. Taiseki-ji preserves more than 700 years of history and is the source for over 700 branch temples spread across the globe. Taiseki-ji is where the Dai-Gohonzon is enshrined and where the successive High Priests teach disciples and believers the orthodox practice of Nichiren Shoshu Buddhism. Taiseki-ji is also the pilgrimage center and locus of faith for all believers. The pilgrimage to Taiseki-ji to worship the Dai-Gohonzon and receive an audience with the High Priest is the heartfelt priority of Nichiren Shoshu believers everywhere and the fastest way of changing unhappiness to joyful good fortune.