This is a jukugo word, which usually means on'yomi readings from the kanji. If you know the readings of your kanji you'll know how to read this as well.
My grandmother was born in the Meiji era, and she devotedly practiced the Buddhist teachings when she was alive.
I'm writing a paper about the Meiji Restoration.
I was watching a drama series about life in the Meiji period and I was surprised that ten thousand yen was a large amount of money back then.