Reverend Hojo reflects on his five years at Hawaii Betsuin and finds dharma lessons in a running relay race in which he participated.
Reverend David delivers the spring Ohigan message. She is introduced by Arthur Kohara, who provides a brief biographical background, and then begins her talk with a story set during Buddhism’s introduction to China from India via the Silk Road.
Rev. Kauffman continues on the theme of attachments, focusing on material attachments. He begins by talking about the post World War II boom years in housing, appliances, and cars and the advertising that went with it.
Rev. Muneto reflects on the importance of remembering our temple history on Hongwanji Day and in this 125th anniversary year for the Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii.