Upcoming Events

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Saturday, December 3rd, from 1 to 2 pm
Introduction to Nichiren Buddhism
Professor Aaron Proffitt

Please join us as Professor Proffitt introduces us to Nichiren Buddhism, also known as Hokkeshu, a branch of Mahayana Buddhism based on the teachings of the 13th-century Japanese Buddhist priest Nichiren. Nichiren in the U.S. is also the teachings of SGI-USA (Soka Gakkai International-USA). Aaron will talk about its origin, teaching, and practice. Photo from Wikipedia

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Seiza Meditation, Saturday, December 17, from 11 to 12 noon EST

The Art of Sitting Perfectly Still

Meditation Sessions

Led by Rev. Miki Nakura, a Shin Buddhist minister


Please join us and learn the fundamentals of Seiza (sitting-in-stillness) meditation, which Torajiro Okada established. You can sit on a chair or a cushion on the floor. Rev. Nakura will demonstrate how to posture correctly, breathe, and put full power into the lower belly. Sensei will explain the history and why this is an excellent meditation to clear your mind from Life’s stress.

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Saturday, December 17, from 1 to 2 noon EST

The Great Sound of Enlightenment

Book Discussion

Please join Hoshina Seki as she leads this book discussion on a book by her father, Rev. Hozen Seki, The Great Sound of Enlightenment. This will be both in-person and over Zoom event. All those who sign up will receive handouts of what will be read and discussed. You do not need to buy the book. However, if you want a copy, you can buy on our website at the book store.

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