The heat of summer still lingers as we begin to think about the fall. The Summer Olympics are behind us. Lots to think about and discuss regarding athletes’ mental health and how we think of them. I get emotional watching the games. To see Carissa
September Dharma Article Incredibly, September marks the year and half “anniversary” of the COVID-19 pandemic. Back in March of 2020, I could never have imagined that we would still be in this situation. It was always “it’ll be a couple of months” or “it will
Hard to believe, but Obon 2021 is in the books! This was only possible because of the tremendous efforts of the Obon committee to conceive of, prepare for and conduct the entire weekend long program. This program consisted of two distinctly separate events. Saturday was
This year our Hatsubon and Obon services were once again observed virtually. We have been away from the temple for such a long time; participating in services through Zoom and YouTube. As awkward and unfamiliar as we were with services using these media we adjusted
Prune and Cultivate G Sakamoto Nine Valley Transit Authority employees were killed on May 26 in a mass shooting in San Jose, California. They are people who will be deeply missed by their family and friends. No one thought they would be killed that morning.
Do you eat rice? I always eat rice which was offered to the Buddha for the Sunday morning service. We called the rice as an offering “Buppan” which means “Rice for Buddha.” It is the same rice with the normal rice which we have and