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Abbot Shinzan Egawa Zenji has been reappointed as the Head Priest of Sotoshu

On January 21, 2018 current Head Priest of Sotoshu Taiho Fukuyama Zenji's (Abbot of Daihonzan Eiheiji) term has ended and from the following day, January 22 Abbot of Daihonzan Sojiji, Shinzan Egawa Zenji has been reappointed as the Head Priest of Sotoshu.

The term of Head Priest is 2 years and changes between the Abbot of Daihonzan Eiheiji and Sojiji. This will be the third term for Shinzan Egawa Zenji.