Also known as Daigaku Saburo. An official teacher of Confucianism to the Kamakura shogunate in Japan. His full name was Hiki Daigaku SaburoYoshimoto. He studied Confucianism in Kyoto and is said to have been the son of Hiki Yoshikazu, an important figure in the establishment of the Kamakura shogunate. It is said that Yoshimoto converted to Nichiren's teachings upon reading a draft of Nichiren's treatise On Establishing the Correct Teaching for the Peace of the Land. He and his wife both became strong believers. Yoshimoto built Myohon-ji temple at Hikigayatsu in Kamakura and entered the priesthood, taking the name Nichigaku.
see also; Daigaku Saburo