By Rev. Ryoko Osa
A mass shooting occurred again in August. This time it was in El Paso, Texas. On that day while driving home from our temple camping trip, I listened to the radio news. Continue reading “Thinking Peace in August”
I first noticed what the Muslim prayer hall and our Buddhist temple had in common: no sign.
Professor Duncan Ryuken Williams’ recently published book American Sutra has been attracting much attention for its description of Buddhism in World War II internment camps. We asked Professor Williams more about his book, its origins and its message for today’s world. Continue reading “Q & A with Duncan Ryuken Williams”
A religion labeled anti-American, its leaders arrested, buildings shot at and burned, followers viewed with suspicion. The target? Not Islam, but Buddhism. Continue reading “American Sutra”