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December 26, 2015

Suport and Help ...  We are not survive and alive without any supports and help, of course.  However, how do we support and help?  

One day at Chidlren's English Class I told to my elementary students that we canot live without any support and help.  "When you...

December 16, 2015

Tiana, 6 years old girl gives us the life lessen after her parents divorced.  I reflect on myself that I had like you experienced.  I mean I dicorced and left my sweet 2 years old girl, Juna with ex-wife.  I have memories we spent time but only for 2 and half years.  Y...

December 7, 2015

It's too late to say someting to the loving person.  Our loving person passed away, then we think and reflect, "I wanted to talk more with him/her."  "I wanted to stay with him/her."  "I wanted to do this and that."  It's too late.  Life is short.  We all are missing t...

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I'm the resident head priest of Joganji Buddhist Temple.

I was born in 1969 and reaised at Joganji Buddhist Temple.  When I was 16 years old, I became first ordained of Pure Land Shin Buddhist tradition, and earned Master digree of Buddhist Studies at Ryukoku University, at the same time I became full ordained as Pure Land Shin Buddhist priest.  At 26 years old I moved to the United States of America as the oversea's Buddhist priest of Shin Buddhism with Zen Buddhism practice.

I returned to Japan in 2014 as the head priest of Joganji Buddhist Temple.


My interest is horse riding, Jogging, and traveling with Onsen hot-springs.  I have own family, my lovely wife, Satomi.  She is first ordained as a Shin Buddhist and a Pediatrician as MD.

Hi, I'm Hojo Tone

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