He was born in Karatsu City, Saga Prefecture in December, 1951. He was given Kancho Jukai, or the precepts of abhiseka, when he was twelve years old. The buddhist monk. He was graduated from Hosei University, majored in Social Studies. He became the sovereign of Shohojimon Hokke-Shu as well as the chief monk of the grand head temple of the Buddhist sect, Shishiozan Myohoji in 1988.