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October 7, Tuesday, seedArtists presents a Book Discussion with author and musician William Parker, from 7:00-9:00pm

October 25, Saturday, Autumn Festival, from 10:00am-4:00pm

November 1, Saturday, Great Living by Rev. Kemmyo Taira Sato: a book discussion led by Dr. Gordon Bermant, at the American Buddhist Study Center from 2:00-3:30pm, following Dharma Gathering and Study Class at the NYBC from 10:00-11:30am

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.
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Last update: 9/16/2014

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