The 800TH Birthday Cerebration of St. Nichiren

The Nichiren Missions of Hawaii announces the 800thBirthday Celebration of our founder, Nichiren Shonin was held on Sunday, January 23, 2022.



Program and translations of chanting:…

1. Entry of officiants
2. Verse on the Place of Practice (Dōjōge)
3. Invocation
4. Verse for opening the Sutra (Kaikyōge)
5. Chanting -Chapter 2-
6. Gong and cymbals
7. Congratulatory Praise (Keisanmon)
8. Chanting -Chapter 16-

9. Honored Writings of Our Founder “Different in Body, Same in Mind” (Itai Dōshin-ji)
10. Chanting Odaimoku
11. Prayer
12. The Four Great Bodhisattva Vows (Shisei)
13. Bestowal of the merit of the Lotus Sutra from Archbishop (Onkyō Chōdai)
14. Preach by Archbishop (Goshinkyō)
15. Valedictory (Busō)
16. Exit of officiants

This world-wide vertical event was officiated by Archbishop of our order his Holiness, Rev. Nissho Kanno and ministers Hawaii.