Aug. 8-Sept. 5, Summer Break, Church closed.
Sep. 2-4, Eastern Buddhist League Conference at Seabrook Buddhist Temple in NJ, view a flyer (PDF)
Sept. 11, Sun., 9/11 Victims Memorial Service, (in front of Shinran Shonin statue) from 11am followed by Shotsuki Hoyo service at 11:30am and JAQUWA 9/11 Memorial Concert at 2pm, open to the public
Oct. 16, Sun., Eitaikyo (Perpetual Memorial) Service from 11:30am followed by Duo Yumeno Concert at 2pm.
Oct. 22, Sat., Autumn Festival, from 10am-4pm
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.