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August 2017 Headquarters Update now available

See the August 2017 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Message from Bishop Eric Matsumoto: Seek guidance! Message of Appreciation from Honzan Report from 2017 Young Buddhist International Cultural Study Exchange (YBICSE) Family Promise Update – July 2017 Hawaii Kyodan September Events Listing

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February 2017 Headquarters Update now available

See the February 2017 Headquarters Update for the following articles: “A Way of Living as A Nembutsu Follower” by Monshu OHTANI Kojun, Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-ha Reverend Tetsuun Ama Obituary Notice Ministerial Assignments for Rev. Jeffrey Soga and Rev. Shindo Nishiyama Giseikai Legislative Assembly resolutions discussed, including Statement Regarding Presidential Executive...

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Buddhist Wisdom & Compassion reaches Capitol Hill

On Capitol Hill, Washington D.C., January 3, 2017, Amida Buddha’s Wisdom and Compassion were heard by members of the 115th Congress, including Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, who had gathered for a Bipartisan Prayer Service at St. Peter’s Catholic Church. At the prayer service, which also included the Christian...

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