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October 5, 2016

Just Enough ...  This is a key for adults who have to take care of animals.

We take life too much in our daily life.  On our plates we leave foods, LIFE.  That's not good.

we receive veggies and animals lives everyday.  we have to reflect and appreciate for their li...

November 6, 2015

How do you tell life-and-death to your children?  Children's questions are very important for adults.  We have to reflect on our lives through Buddha Dharma.




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Rev. HOJO's blog: Dharma message, reflection, and awareness


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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