Shin Buddhism in The Land of Shakyamuni



Shin Buddhism, Buddhism, New York Buddhist Church, NYBC, NYC, Japan, Nepal, Rev. Sonam Wangdi Bhutia

Shin Buddhism in The Land of Shakyamuni

Saturday, July 29 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

New York Buddhist Church – 332 Riverside Drive (between 105th and 106th Streets)

Donation: $50/$40 members

In this seminar, Rev. Sonam Wangdi Bhutia, Head Priest of Kathmandu-Hongwanji in Nepal, will discuss his encounter with Shin Buddhism, and guests will learn how transforming our everyday perceptions creates a richer appreciation of our lives.

Raised as a monk in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, Rev. Sonam encountered Jodo Shinshu, a Japanese Pure Land school, at age 28.  From this meeting, he goes on to found Nepal’s first Hongwanji temple. Hear how the Buddha’s story resonates today in Shakyamuni’s birthplace.

A coffee break and lunch are included in the donation.

For more information, please visit the New York Buddhist Church’s website.