Dharma Card for January, 2022


                  When Dotoku from Kajuji village paid a

           greeting visit to Rennyo Shonin, Shonin

               remarked: “How old have you become?

               Dotoku, you should say the nembutsu.”

               from The Life Stories of Rennyo Shonin

               

 

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                 A Happy New Year

                  The 4th Year of Reiwa; 2022;

                 The 2565th Year of Buddha’s Nirvana

   
                             “Yes, Shonin, the higher aged as I am, the more foolish
            I become. What if the Buddha’s calling did not reach me?”
---Koju