Mar. 27, Fri., Buddhism for Beginners 1, from 7-9pm, Instructors: MA Gary Jaskula and MA Matthew Wise
Mar. 28, Sat., White Elephant Sale, from 10am-4pm
Apr. 3, Fri., Buddhism for Beginners 2, from 7-9pm, Instructors: MA Gary Jaskula and MA Matthew Wise
Apr. 4, Sat., Documentary film on the life of D.T. Suzuki, from 2:30-4:00pm, produced and directed by Michael Goldberg, in the American Buddhist Study Center. Follows Dharma Gathering and Study Class from 10-11:30am, Ukulele Beginner's Lesson from 12:30-1pm, and Ukulele Strumming Circle from 1-2pm.
Apr. 10, Fri., Buddhism for Beginners 3, from 7-9pm, Instructors: MA Gary Jaskula and MA Matthew Wise
Apr. 25, Sat., Book discussion of "Tracing Shinran's Footsteps: Tannisho", from 10am-12noon, led by MA Isabelle Bernard (Download a Flyer (PDF)
Greetings from the NYBC Sangha
The sangha members of the New York Buddhist Church welcome you to join us in hearing, learning and practicing the Buddha-Dharma.
The New York Buddhist Church (NYBC) is a temple of Jodoshinshu True Pure Land School Buddhism, whose head temple is Nishi-Hongwanji Temple in Kyoto, Japan. Shinran Shonin (1173-1262) is the founder of this school of Buddhism.
The NYBC has been serving the New York community since 1938, and was founded by Rev. Hozen Seki with the assistance of his wife, Satomi, and concerned lay people. They all wished to share the Buddha-Dharma in America's most populous city, which then had no center for Jodoshinshu Buddhism. Their wishes have flourished as today we continue to share the Buddha-Dharma here in New York.
May the Wisdom and Compassion of Amida Buddha touch your heart so that you may be awakened to the world of True Dharma with Nembutsu.