Rev. Yuika Hasebe delivers her first dharma message since returning to Betsuin. She introduces herself and relates a “teachable moment” in a story about helping her grandmother clean and organize her house.
Reverend Okamoto was our guest speaker for 2014 Gotan-e (celebrating the birth of Shinran Shonin). This is his message from the Saturday evening service in which he addresses the theme, “Think BIIG.” Listen to the message to see why there are two “I”s in BIIG…
Reverend Hojo reflects on his five years at Hawaii Betsuin and finds dharma lessons in a running relay race in which he participated.
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. Sumikawa reflects on Black Friday and relates it to a passage in the Larger Sutra.
Reverend Muneto gave this talk on the occasion of Dana Awareness Day.
Learn how Reverend Muneto found dharma in an encounter with the police.
Rev. Kaufmann uses a Rolling Stones song as the jumping off point for his dharma talk.