Deepest sympathy to the Tsutsumi family on the loss of Ben Tsutsumi on December 16th, 2017 Amida’s infinite compassion embraces all beings and forsakes none.       NAMU AMIDA BUTSU Our omigaki participants cleaned the altar ornaments and we are ready for the new year. Thank you to Rev. Nakano, Joan Kitajima, Alice Maxon, […]

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Happily, joyfully, living in Amida’s Light. Live each day gratefully in Amida Buddha’s Light Bringing us all together, joining our hearts as One, hands In Gassho together, all life is one. Happily, joyfully, living In Amida’s Light. Bow our heads gratefully, Namo Amida Butsu, Gatha “Joyful in Amida’s Light” composed by Donna Sasaki There are […]

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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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