The Commission on Buddhist Education (CBE) has compiled a list of media resources with a Shin Buddhist message — books, movies, songs, short videos, and quotations. The list is especially designed for Dharma School teachers, ministers, lay speakers, and Dharma discussion leaders seeking a media resource to enrich their offerings.

The list below is embedded from a Google Spreadsheet that is regularly updated.

MusicBooksMoviesQuotesVideosDharma School

Do you have a suggestion for a resource to add?
Please email Kerrie Wong in the Office of Buddhist Education at with recommended additions or questions.

With the HHMH mission statement as our guide, “to share the living teachings of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism so that all beings may enjoy lives of harmony, peace, and gratitude,” Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii’s Commission on Buddhist Education is working to promote activities and resources which help to bring Jodo Shinshu to life in our daily activities.
Copyright Considerations for Media Resources
Note that use of copyrighted material is subject to copyright law. While exemptions exist for use of music as part of a temple service or showing a film in a nonprofit educational setting with “face-to-face instruction,” obtaining a license may be required for your intended use of material. Here are a couple of resources that may help you determine requirements for your situation:

It is the responsibility of individual temples or sponsoring groups to ensure that use of materials conforms to applicable laws.

See Also

Book Store Catalog
Music Committee