On January 22, 1972, the 66th High Priest, Nittatsu Shonin dispatched Rev. Hayase, The Chief of Nichiren Shoshu Religious Affairs (and our current High Priest, 68th High Priest Nichinyo Shonin’s father) to Washington, DC. Rev. Hayase conducted, on behalf of High Priest Nittatsu Shonin, the Myosenji Temple Official Opening Ceremony and the Joju Wooden Gohonzon enshrinement ceremony.
If you’d like to learn about the history of our Temple, watch the above video, Myosenji Buddhist Temple 40th Anniversary and Grand Re-Opening Ceremony. While you are visiting our YouTube channel, be sure to subscribe!
Visit Myosenji Buddhist Temple
On Sunday, January 24th, visit Myosenji Temple for our next Introduction to Buddhism meeting:
- Video presentation and brief Lecture by Chief Priest on Buddhism’s Beliefs, Origins and History
- 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.
If you have decided to become a Buddhist or are interested in learning how to become a Buddhist, Rev Murata will be performing the Acceptance of the Precept Ceremony, the ceremony where you become a Buddhist, immediately following the meeting.