Category Archives: Minister’s Message

“My eyes being hindered by blind passions,I cannot perceive the light that grasps me;Yet the great compassion, without tiring,Illumines me always.”~Shinrain Shonin (Koso Wasan 95) Oh yes, it is that season again. Many temples/churches are observing Hatsubon and Obon. These specificdates are very important to us. We observe Hatsubon for those who have passed from […]

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Rev. Nakano’s Message “My eyes being hindered by blind passions, I cannot perceive the light that grasps me; Yet the great compassion, without tiring, Illumines me always.” ~Shinran Shonin ( Koso Wasan 95) Oh yes, it is that season again. Many temples/churches are observing Hatsubon and Obon. These specific dates are very important to us. […]

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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 Heart of the Buddha-Dharma” By Rev.. Kenryu T. Tsuji […]

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One moment can change a day, One day can change a life and One life can change the world. ~Words of the Buddha   Amidst all the chaos in the world, nature continues to flourish. We are in what some people call “super bloom”. It seems everything is blossoming all at once because of the […]

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I expect to pass through life but once If, therefore, there be any kindness I can show, or any good thing I Can do to any fellow being, Let me do it now, for I shall Not pass this way again. ~Quote by William Penn English Quaker and founder of Pennsylvania, USA After all the […]

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