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Date of birth: December 12, 1940
Born in Gyokurin-ji in Yanaka, Taito-Ward, Tokyo.
1964
After graduating from university, Eimyou Hagino began working for the sports section of the Houchi Newspaper.For five years, he was sports journalist covering the Yomiuri Giants baseball team.
Since then he has developed personal relationships with Tetsuharu Kawakami, Motoshi Fujita, Shigeo Nagashima, and Sadaharu Oh.
1972
Resigned from the Houchi Newspaper and began training as a monk at Eihei-ji. Fully devoted to training.
1973
Joined No-nin-ji.
January 1, 1991
Eimyou Hagino was inaugurated as the 31st chief priest of No-nin-ji.

著名人との親交

Close relationships with public figures He has maintained the close relationships developed during his time at the Houchi Newspaper and Shigeo Nagashima, lifetime honorary director of the Giants; Tatsunori Hara, the current coach of the Giants; Sadaharu Oh, the former coach of the Softbank Hawks; and Makoto Ota, the coach of the Tohto and Komazawa University baseball teams still visit the temple. Other successful athletes, including Ayako Okamoto, a professional female golfer, also visit the temple.