Shinran Shonin’s Memorial Day (Hoonko)

Event details

  • January 16, 2018
  • All Day

Shinran Shonin statue with white column and purple banner background

As the most important Jodo Shinshu observance, this is the date chosen to commemorate Shinran Shonin’s passing.

Practicers have a chance to “hear the light” through listening to sermons, talks, ritual, and sangha fellowship at services and other observances on or near this date.

photo: Shinran Shonin statue at Hawaii Betsuin