G. Sakamoto Above the onaijin hangs a plaque. On this plaque are three characters. These characters are read from the top, down.


The Life and Times of Mrs Rinban-Episode 4

“Kindness-Helping a small fish in a local pond”             In my life, as in other people’s lives, there have been a number

The Life and Times of Mrs Rinban-Episode 42019-09-25T00:12:21-08:00

Mikame-sensei’s article – October

"A typhoon warning has been issued in Chiba prefecture." When I was casually browsing the news articles section on Yahoo Japan’s website,

Mikame-sensei’s article – October2019-09-25T00:08:26-08:00

President’s Message – October

President’s Message Autumnal Equinox was September 23 and Ohigan has also passed.  You can feel the weather change during the day from

President’s Message – October2019-09-25T00:04:44-08:00

Walking the Nembutsu path

Walking the Nembutsu path G Sakamoto On the first day of Dharma School we chanted together in front of the Buddha. That

Walking the Nembutsu path2019-09-24T23:56:58-08:00

Article from Mikame-sensei

Hello, everyone! I am Etsuko Mikame. I am the new Kaikyoshi Minister assigned to the San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin. I have

Article from Mikame-sensei2019-09-05T01:11:09-08:00

Welcome Mikame Sensei

G Sakamoto At long last Reverend Etsuko Mikame has arrived. Our hopes that she would arrive sooner probably made the wait seem

Welcome Mikame Sensei2019-09-05T01:05:57-08:00

President’s Message – Sept 2019

If you have visited the temple recently, you will see a happy new face.  Reverend Etsuko Mikame finally arrived in San Jose

President’s Message – Sept 20192019-09-05T01:04:58-08:00

President’s Message – August

President’s Message Can you believe it?  All the preparation and anticipation that started back in March and in a blink of an

President’s Message – August2019-08-01T11:47:28-08:00