Maṅgala Sutta: Blessings

A mind unruffled by the vagaries of fortune, from sorrow freed, from defilements cleansed, from fear liberated — this is the greatest blessing.

The Six Days of Fasting

Several Buddhists in China and Japan observe the rokusainichi 六斎日 that is six days of fasting.

Tendai Tokubetsu Kōrōshō

Reverend Ichishima Shōshin is the 8th person to have received this important recognition of service since 1997.

In Defence of Peace

We call every human being with a heart directed towards the Dharma to become an antidote to the culture of violence and hatred which spreads like poison in our societies.