Hawaii Betsuin held its annual membership meeting and New Year’s party on the afternoon and evening of January 30, 2016. The event included the installation of the 2016-2017 board of directors, a membership meeting and award presentation, a silent auction, dinner, and bingo. Unlike in recent years, the event was held on a Saturday instead […]
The Dharma Light Program — offered through the Buddhist Study Center — offers classes on general and Shin Buddhism for those new to Buddhist concepts and those who wish to renew their studies of Buddha’s teachings. Each of the classes currently scheduled for the February-July session are at the Buddhist Study Center across from UH […]
The January 2016 Headquarters Update from the Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii is now available. Content highlights: New Year’s messages from the Monshu, Bishop, and HHMH President (also appeared in the Betsuin’s January newsletter) The Accession Ceremony (Dento Hokoku Hoyo) Legislative Assembly Aloha Luncheon and Living Treasures of Hawai’i™ Recognition 12 Million Pounds of Food Distributed […]
The January 2016 Goji, the newsletter of the Hawaii Betsuin temple, is now posted to our website in English and Japanese versions.
Did you know the Betsuin website offers on-demand access to dharma talks in Japanese and English that previously aired on the radio? We have just posted tens of dharma talks in Japanese and wanted to let you know they are now accessible. Find them here: Japanese-language Dharma Talks » The most recent messages are New […]
The Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii is offering 2 tour options to attend the Dento Hokoku Hoyo or The Accession Ceremony in which the designation of his Eminence, Kojun Ohtani, as the 25th Monshu (Head Minister of the Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji Denomination) will take place. The First tour will be from October 14-23, 2016 and […]