Rev. Kauffman’s talk centers around the question of how we come to the Jodo Shinshu teachings.
A hurricane warning provides material for Rev. Hagio’s message, which also discusses the three blind passions of greed, anger, and stupidity (or ignorance).
Rev. Tomioka reflects on the concept of ichigo ichie — the preciousness and uniqueness of every encounter.
Reverend Hojo delivers his last dharma talk at Hawaii Betsuin before his departure for West Kauai Hongwanji.
Rev. Muneto begins his message with a remembrance of the August 6, 1945 atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan, his hometown. He also touches on the story of Sadako and the thousand paper cranes.