A message from Bishop Eric Matsumoto, November 14, 2016   As we witness what is unfolding in our nation after the 2016 elections, there is room for concern as emotions and feelings run high, but let us have faith in ourselves as residents of America and also as humanity. For me, the wise counsel of […]

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The Plus Side of Aging

A message from Rev. Kojun Hashimoto which appears in the book, “The Taste of the Nembutsu,” published in 2016 by the HHMH State Ministers Association. The book is a collection of dharma messages by each of the active ministers. To extend the reach of the dharma within these messages, we will publish one per week […]

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Things I Couldn’t See

A message from Rev. Yuika Hasebe which appears in the book, “The Taste of the Nembutsu,” published in 2016 by the HHMH State Ministers Association. The book is a collection of dharma messages by each of the active ministers. To extend the reach of the dharma within these messages, we will publish one per week […]

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From My Diary

A message from Rev. Toyokazu Hagio which appears in the book, “The Taste of the Nembutsu,” published in 2016 by the HHMH State Ministers Association. The book is a collection of dharma messages by each of the active ministers. To extend the reach of the dharma within these messages, we will publish one per week […]

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A message from Rev. Shingo Furusawa which appears in the book, “The Taste of the Nembutsu,” published in 2016 by the HHMH State Ministers Association. The book is a collection of dharma messages by each of the active ministers. To extend the reach of the dharma within these messages, we will publish one per week […]

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My Black Path: The Road Frequently Taken

A message from Rev. David Fujimoto which appears in the book, “The Taste of the Nembutsu,” published in 2016 by the HHMH State Ministers Association. The book is a collection of dharma messages by each of the active ministers. To extend the reach of the dharma within these messages, we will publish one per week […]

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Let’s Live a Life of Harmony

A message from Rev. Daido Baba which appears in the book, “The Taste of the Nembutsu,” published in 2016 by the HHMH State Ministers Association. The book is a collection of dharma messages by each of the active ministers. To extend the reach of the dharma within these messages, we will publish one per week […]

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The following message by Bishop Eric Matsumoto was distributed to all Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii ministers and temple presidents on July 9, 2016.   Dallas, Orlando, Istanbul, Medina, Paris, Charleston, Oak Creek, San Bernardino and the list goes on and on. Each day, I start by watching the news for a few minutes to […]

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