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Learning the Wisdom of Enlightenment

“I have been a Buddhist since I was a child, but I really didn’t understand anything about Buddhist teachings until I read Learning the Wisdom of Enlightenment.”   —Lifelong temple member–
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New Year’s Message

“新年のご挨拶” As we leave a most difficult year behind us and move into a New Year of hope, we remember that the pandemic has forced us to change many of our ways of thinking and doing.  As we face new challenges, we also remember old lessons about the reality of suffering, the need for compassion, the…
“新年のご挨拶” As we leave a most difficult year behind us and move into a New Year of hope, we remember that the pandemic has forced us to change many of our ways of thinking and doing.  As we face new challenges, we also remember old lessons about the reality of suffering, the need for compassion, the…