May 8, 2015

Condolences for Nepal Earthquake Victims

We sincerely pray for the many people who lost their lives in the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25, 2015 and extend sympathy to all grief stricken victims.

We also earnestly pray for quick assistance, a speedy recovery and that all those suffering find peace and comfort without delay.

Gassho,

Rev. Junko Kobayashi
Chief Administrator of Nichiren shu

April 27, 2015

January 8, 2015

10th Memorial for Tsunami Victims

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The 10th memorial service for victims of the Indian Ocean Tsunami, sponsored by Nichiren Shu, was held on December 26, 2014 in Phuket, Thailand. A total of 150 people gathered in front of the Kamara Memorial Monument to pray for the lives lost in the gigantic tsunami that occurred on Boxing Day in 2004. Members from the Japan Buddhist Federation, families of the Japanese victims, priests from Minobu and Ikegami, local Japanese corporate representatives and residents attended the service.