Titles are essential to convey the contents of a scripture, be it superior or inferior…The five characters Myo-Ho-Ren-Ge-Kyo, needless to say, are the essence of the eight columns [of the Lotus Sutra], the heart of all sutras, and the most supreme and correct Law revered by all Buddhas, bodhisattvas, people of the two vehicles, heavenly beings, ashuras, dragon deities and so on.
written by Nichiren Daishonin, 13th century Japan
Sunday, September 22nd, Myosenji Temple will host a brief video presentation and lecture by our Chief Priest, Rev Sakabe, on Buddhism’s Beliefs. He will explain how to turn your misconceptions about life into true joy and happiness.
- Learn how to chant Nam Myoho Renge Kyo and properly use the Juzu Beads, Buddhist prayer beads.
- Q&A with our Chief Priest.
- The meeting starts at 2:00 pm and concludes around 3:15 pm. Open to the public.
- 310 University Blvd West, Silver Spring, MD 20901 entrance on Burnett Ave
To start your Buddhist practice…
If you have decided to become a Buddhist or are interested in learning how to become a Buddhist, after Sunday’s meeting (about 3:30 pm) Rev Sakabe will be performing the Acceptance of the Precept Ceremony, the ceremony where you become a Buddhist.