Here is a photo from our Interfaith Prayer Vigil held on Wednesday June 15, 2016 at Church of the Holy Cross in Hilo Hawaii. The event was attended by sixty or so community members. Pictured are some of the members of the "Interfaith Community in Action."
Namo Amida Bu!
Walking Nembutsu is a good metaphor for the Bodhisattva life. Like many important religious practices, the instructions for walking Nembutsu are quite simple. We walk alone, or in a group, clockwise around an image of the Buddha. While walking, we call out the name of the Buddha. The name is often sung to a simple…Continue
Recently I had the very good fortune to have a wonderful vegetarian dinner at a friend's house. I was in the good company of some very educated people: 2 Ph.D.'s, 1M.A., and 1M.S.
Quickly the discussion worked its way around to religion. I discover that, in one…Continue