Hard is it to be born into human life. Now we are living it. Difficult is it to hear the Teachings of the Blessed One. Now we hear it… Let us reverently take refuge in the Three Treasures of the Truth… I take refuge in the Buddha… I take refuge in the Dharma… I take […]

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A compassionate mind is filled With thoughts of others and Moved to action. ~Rev. Dr. Seigen Yamaoka When we turn on the news, there is something that adds to our worries. There is now a new variant more contagious than the original Covid, massive shootings due to ignorance and senseless hate, wars and now we […]

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“The Dharma speaks to us through the sounds of the world forcefully and eloquently and beautifully. It speaks of the unending change around us, the immutable truth of interdependence, and the peace in nature. Do we have the ears to hear and listen…?” ~Excerpt from the poem, “Listen” from the book, The Heart of the […]

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