I am a link in Amida’s golden chain of love that stretches around the world. I will keep my link bright and strong, May I be kind and gentle to all living things and protect all who are weaker than myself. May I think pure ad beautiful thoughts, say pure and beautiful words, and do […]

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When the thought of wanting to say the Nembutsu, Emerges from deep within, at that very moment, we are Grasped never to be abandoned receiving the Ultimate benefit. Shinran Shonin, Tannisho We all want an easy path on the road and in life. However, there are times when difficulties can obstruct our goals. For instance, […]

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There are two ways of listening… For me, then to listen to the teaching means That the more I hear, rather than becoming Better or improving, the more I realize The opposite, my worthlessness. ~Zentaro, a myokonin There has been research done about people who have pets. The results are amazing. The researchers cannot explain […]

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OBON – Another successful Obon Festival under our belts thanks to so many helpful hands. Namu Amida Butsu. Other Obon Donations Four boxes of fortune cookies John and Leslie Hayashi Five dinner gift certificates/mandarin drinks Atari-ya Restaurant 100 rolls of sushi 100 rolls of norimaki Hamasato Restaurant Strawberries Henry/Chiyo Okui Graphic design services (posters) Reflections […]

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OBON – Another successful Obon Festival thanks to so many helpful hands. We are interrelated. Namu Amida Butsu. WINNERS – OBON RAFFLE 2017:   1,500.00 Alma Ortega, Santa Maria 500.00 Lorene Yoshihara, Santa Maria 300.00 Clancy McAuliff, Santa Maria 100.00 Aki Tanimoto 100.00 Rosie Muranaka, Santa Maria 100.00 Zack Chun 100.00 Toshio Kamo, Santa Maria […]

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