Butsudan Essentia
Butsudan Essentia
Butsudan Essentia
Butsudan Essentia
Butsudan Essentia
Butsudan Essentia
Butsudan Essentia

Butsudan Essentia

Handcrafted butsudan in wood fiber. The knobs are engraved with the Soka Gakkai symbol and is entirely produced in Italy. Available in 3 colors.

  • White
  • Grafite
  • Pino
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Handcrafted butsudan in wood fiber and is entirely produced in Italy. Available in 3 colors.

Essentia is the complete solution for your buddhist altar. Suitable for a modern environment. It's provided with built-in light.

It is made of MDF, a compact material made without the use of any toxic resins. The painting cycle consists of a base and finish in glossy polyurethane with a textured base. All the paints are provided with their own toxicity data sheet in accordance with the regulations and do not release toxic vapors after catalysis.

Handcrafted in Italy

Maintenance: Clean with a damp cloth.

Note: Attention, the knobs can be slightly different from those shown in the photo.

The Gohonzon is our greatest treasure. The way we take care of it reflects our attitude in faith and the value we give to this treasure, that is, to our life. It is thanks to this treasure that we can solve the problems in our present, past and future existence. Therefore, we should have the utmost respect for the Gohonzon and "welcome" it into the best place in our house. In this way, it will become natural to take care of the butsudan that contains it.


The wood used for our butsudan production is totally certified, made of selected eco-sustainable timber. This means that for each cut plant, another is replanted.

The painting cycle is subjected to strict controls and non-toxic classified paints are used while ensuring great protection of the wood over time. Since they are catalyzed paints they do not release toxic vapors. Therefore it is not recommended to treat butsudan with waxy products or perfumed oils because they contain turpentine, which alters the color of the scroll.

With regard to the electrical system, it is imperative to place the transformer, which generates heat, outside the butsudan. This is why the use of 220 volt bulbs is not recommended as these lamps - having the electronic transformer inside the base - overheat dangerously, putting the scroll at risk.

Poplar melamine with ABS foil
36 cm.
with open doors:
68 cm.
28 cm.
159 cm.
Built in light:
Suitable for Tokuso



Esperia focuses on publications dedicated to Buddhism, peace and human rights education. It seeks to promote Buddhist philosophy, specifically the Nichiren tradition as interpreted by Soka Gakkai and its president Daisaku Ikeda.

Esperia also makes it easier for practitioners that follow Nichiren Buddhism to find religious items as it features the most comprehensive selection of products for Buddhist practice.

In manufacturing our products, we focus especially on environmental protection and sustainability.

Esperia is a brand of Creacommercio Srl, a company founded in 1991 and wholly owned by Soka Gakkai Italia (SGI-IT).