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December 2023 Headquarters Update now available online

See the December 2023 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Message from the Bishop: Return to Lahaina Hongwanji (see website news item with photos) My Tokudo Experience by Linda Nagai, Kona Hongwanji Personnel Matters 2024 Living Treasures of Hawaii Awardees (Living Treasures web page with registration options) Triple Celebration Buddhist...

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850th - 800th anniversary service at Honzan

Rev. Yuika Hasebe reflects upon 850th and 800th anniversary celebrations in Kyoto

In 2023, members of Hongwanji Hawaii joined in Kyoto to celebrate the 850th anniversary of Shinran Shonin’s birth and the 800th anniversary of the establishment of the Jodo Shinshu teaching. What follows is a reflection on the celebrations by Reverend Yuika Hasebe, the chief minister at Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin,...

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