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Upcoming Ceremony
New Year Gongyo, Kosenrufu, Oko and Okyobi Ceremony

All ceremonies are in-person (open to all) & on LINE (Myoshoji Members only).

New Year Midnight Gongyo Ceremony January 2022
Date: January 1, 2022 (Saturday)

Time: 12AM

The New Year’s Gosho states:

“New Year’s Day marks the first day, the first month, the beginning of the year and the start of spring. A person who celebrates this day will gain virtue and be loved by all, just as the moon becomes full gradually, moving from west to east, and the sun shines more brightly travelling from east to west.”

 

Kosenrufu Shodaikai Ceremony January 2022
Date: January 1, 2022 (Saturday)
Time: 10AM

 

What is Kosenrufu Shodaikai?

The purpose of Kosen-rufu is to purify the people’s minds and the entire realm of the ultimate reality through the one, absolute, True Buddhism. This one hour Shodai is conducted at the direction of the High Priest who conducts a Kosen-rufu Shodaikai every first Sunday at the Head Temple Taisekiji and who has instructed that all Nichiren Shoshu temples to do the same.

 

 

Oko Ceremony January 2022
Date: January 9, 2022 
Time: 10:45AM

What is Oko?

In Nichiren Shoshu, we conduct the Oko Ceremony to repay our debt of gratitude for the profound benefit of the Three Treasures: Nichiren Daishonin (the Buddha), the Dai-Gohonzon (the Law) and Nikko Shonin and all the successive High Priests

(the Priesthood). The concept of acknowledging and repaying debts of gratitude, which is basic to the spirit of the Oko Ceremony, is essential to a correct understanding of True Buddhism and our own lives. 

 

Okyobi Ceremony January 2022

Date: January 16, 2022

Time: 10:45AM