Dharma Talks

We are a temple of the Jodo Shinshu Buddhist School, which emphasizes mindfulness of the Buddha’s wisdom and compassion in our daily lives and the recitation of the Name of Amida Buddha (Namo Amida Butsu) with a heart of gratitude.

  • Shōshinge: Hymn of True Shinjin and the Nembutsu (Session 19)
    Wednesday, April 13, 2022 This month’s session will continue to explore the teachings of the Pure Land Master Vasubandhu, whose treatise on the Sutra of the Buddha of Immeasurable guides us to embrace the at times difficult work of helping others while keeping a playful heart. And when he reaches that lotus-held world,He immediately realizes […]
  • Shōshinge: Hymn of True Shinjin and the Nembutsu (Session 18)
    Wednesday, March 9, 2022 This month’s session will continue to explore the teachings of the Pure Land Master Vasubandhu, whose treatise on the Sutra of the Buddha of Immeasurable has guided many through the generations to take refuge in the Amida Buddha’s compassionate vow. He discloses the mind that is single so that all beings […]
  • Shōshinge: Hymn of True Shinjin and the Nembutsu (Session 17)
    Wednesday, February 9, 2022 This month’s session will explore the teachings of the Pure Land Master Vasubandhu, whose treatise on the Sutra of the Buddha of Immeasurable has guided many through the generations to take refuge in the Amida Buddha’s compassionate vow. Bodhisattva Vasubandhu, composing a treatise, declaresThat he takes refuge in the Tathagata of […]
  • Shōshinge: Hymn of True Shinjin and the Nembutsu (Session 16)
    Wednesday, January 12, 2022 This month’s session will continue to explore the teachings of the Pure Land Master Nagarjuna, who clarifies that mindfulness of Amida Buddha is the path swiftly realize the settled mind. He teaches that the moment one thinks on Amida’s Primal Vow,One is naturally brought to enter the stage of the definitely […]
  • Shōshinge: Hymn of True Shinjin and the Nembutsu (Session 15)
    Wednesday, December 8, 2021 This month’s session will continue to explore the teachings of the Pure Land Master Nagarjuna, which open our minds to the easy path of entrusting in Amida Buddha. Proclaiming the unexcelled Mahayana teaching,He would attain the stage of joy and be born in the land of happiness.Nagarjuna clarifies the hardship on […]