By Rev. Ken Yamada
Somebody once told me she learned Buddhism from books and alone tried to practice its ideals. She also tried to teach her kids Buddhism. It was all quite difficult and trying. She said, “It’s hard to be a Buddhist by yourself.” Continue reading “New Book: Handbook for Shinshu Followers”
Now you can watch live this year’s Hōonkō services broadcast from Higashi Honganji’s mother temple in Kyoto, Japan. See below for the schedule of services and speakers honoring Shinran Shonin, founder of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism, beginning November 20th for one week. Continue reading “Watch: Hoonko Service in Kyoto”
A succession ceremony for new Abbot Chōyū Õtani will be held today at 5 p.m. Pacific Time. Watch this historic event live at this link, or later on the Shinshu Ōtani-ha (Higashi Honganji) Youtube channel.