Monthly Archives: December 2008

2008.12.31 Rev. Siebuhr

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Sensei Siebuhr conducts our yearly New Year’s Eve service. We introduce the service with the ringing of the Temple’s bell. This is followed by chanting the San Butsuge (http://www.shindhar […]

December 31st, 2008|

2008.12.28 Rev. Siebuhr

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Life is suffering – The first noble truth … Shakyamuni Buddha Sensei Siebuhr delivers this week’s dharma talk. Sensei discusses in depth what is meant by “life is suffering”. We are all […]

December 28th, 2008|

2008.12.14 Rev. Siebuhr

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Today is Bodhi Day, the day that Shakyamuni Buddha obtained enlightenment. Unlike Buddhist teachings of Shakyamuni’s time, Shinran Shonin taught that you can attain enlightenment without t […]

December 14th, 2008|

2008.12.07 Rev. Siebuhr

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Sorry for missing last week’s upload. I think I’ve ironed out all the bugs and we should be back on schedule. This week Sensei starts his talk with the Amida sutra or the longer chant. He […]

December 7th, 2008|