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  • Dharma Talk – November 2022

    Reflecting and Cicadas Such stillness——–  The cry of cicadas Sinks into the rocks. This seventeen-syllable haiku was written by Basho (1644- 94), who was a poet and thinker of the first […]

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  • Dharma Talk – October 2022

    DOKI-DOKI Yui-enbo asked “Although I say the Nembutsu, I rarely experience joyful happiness nor do I have the desire to immediately go to the Pure Land. What should be done about […]

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  • Dharma Talk – September 2022

    Meaning of “Arigato” 3 years ago, I joined a translation project. There were Buddhist ministers from America and Japan who have a Jodo Shinshu liturgy specialist license because we need […]

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  • Dharma Talk – July / August 2022

    We are already halfway through the year 2022. As you all know, it is a wonder how quickly time flies. Time is funny. Its value is fixed, but depending on […]

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  • Dharma Talk – June 2022

    GasshoLast week, I had dinner with my friends. My friend’s son taught me a good word. I would like to talk a little about it at the beginning of this […]

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  • Dharma Talk – May 2022

    “Sounds of C and D” For the past two months, I visited Montreal and Winnipeg to hold their Buddhist memorial services. It was a great opportunity for me to do […]

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  • Dharma Talk – April 2022

    Light of Joy & Ganges River Our temple reopened its doors for Sunday service in March. I knew it was difficult to chant a sutra with a mask, but wearing […]

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  • Dharma Talk – March 2022

    Light of Wisdom, Mother’s lap 無碍光如来の名号と かの光明智相とは 無明長夜の闇を破し 衆生の志願をみてたまふ The Name of the Tathagata of unhindered light And the light that is the embodiment of wisdom Dispel the darkness of the long […]

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  • Dharma Talk – February 2022

    SELF CONFIDENCE As you know, our temple closed its doors in January due to Omicron. It was a difficult decision for us, but I hope you understand. Even though we […]

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  • Dharma Talk – January 2022

    “The Sounds of the Bells– Listening to Every Sound” Happy New Year!! January in Toronto seems to be a month of cloudy skies with rain, snow and hail. However, if you […]

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