Monthly Archives: December 2008

2008.12.31 Rev. Siebuhr


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


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


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


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|