Honolulu Buddhist Temple

The Answer of Pandemic

May 25, 2020

I joined the 24 hours Namu Myoho Renge Kyo prayer for pandemic. The last hour of chanting, Rev. Myofu Ervinna, the head of Temple of Jakarta, Indonesia, presented the message for us. This message was quite meaningful, so I would like to share it with you. Rev. Elvinna said: “This time the virus is infecting all people no matter what is the skin color, races and social status are.   This actually reminds us that we all equal with all our differences. And also to remind us we all connected each other. Everything has happened for a reason. The current situation is the result of our bad actions towards our mother…

Collection of Recitations by Tempu Nakamura Awakening to the Philosophy of the Universe and Life

May 19, 2020

Since we were born in this Universe as human beings, designated by the Divine Spirit of Universe, and being blessed with an intimate connection with the Divine Spirit, the first thing we must understand is the profound and subtle Law of Universe, which is connected with our lives.   Indeed! If we become clearly and accurately conscious of this Law, our health will naturally become good and our fortunes will be peaceful.   This is an inviolable rule of life existing since the beginning of the world, and also an immovable law of nature prescribed according to the will of the Divine Spirit of Universe.   In fact, let us…

Collection of Recitations by Tempu Nakamura A Mind, Immovable

May 12, 2020

I will fix upon what I seek rom amongst all that is right. And whatever happens, I will hold this in my mind vividly, every day, every moment, until it is realized. Sticking to it with ardent sincerity, consistent and incessant, like a long river, unbroken and never ending. And with firm belief as immovable as a mountain; as if I am looking at it objectively.   No more will I be under the influence of any negative thoughts, ideas or suggestions. Also, they will not have influence on me. I am altogether above them. Already I have overcome all the weakness and trifles of life.   And now my…

Collection of Recitations by Tempu Nakamura Imagination

May 6, 2020

At this very moment, I am completely filled with gladness and gratitude. I owe this feeling to our precious, Divine-given faculty of imagination. The Divine Spirit of the Universe is always preparing the way to lead us in actuality to the world we create in our imagination.   Therefore, if we are careful about applying our imagination correctly, we have a sure guide to complete happiness.     For this reason, I will try to create clear, vivid mental images, as high as possible within the bounds of possibility. I will not create worthless thoughts that can spoil or disgrace my life.   And thus, as promised by Divine Spirit,…

Collection of Recitations by Tempu Nakamura COURAGE

May 3, 2020

Am I not a human being that is called the Divine Spirit of the Universe, the finest of all created in the world? And furthermore, isn’t it the Universal Truth about human life that mental power is heightened by courage?   Therefore, from mow on, I will not lose courage whatever the case may be.   Above all, it useless and mean passions, capable of disgracing our lives, grow in my instincts or feelings, I will strive to summon my courage to build a vigorous mind, capable of successfully overcoming them.   Yes, Indeed! I will move forward with my life with courage.   Collection of Recitations by Tempu Nakamura…

Collection of Recitations by Tempu Nakamura Recitation for Repulsing Unhappiness

April 28, 2020

Now, I will try not to be anxious, nor pessimistic in vein, no matter what happiness in my life. If we are vainly anxious or pessimistic about something, sooner or later it will become a real fact.   In the heart of the Spirit of the Universe, negative feelings such as anxiety or pessimism do not exist. There is only truth, Goodness and Beauty. I am a man created by the Spirit of the Universe, who has a mind leading to Buddha. Therefore, now that I have awakened to this Truth, I no longer need to be anxious or pessimistic about trifles.   If one does not manifest the essential…

Collection of Recitations by Tempu Nakamura Recitation for Repulsing Fear

April 24, 2020

When the spirit of a man reconciles with that of the Universe, his life comes to possess an admirably strong force. And the prerequisite to reconciliation wit the Divine Spirit of the Universe is that we should not lose stability of mind. Furthermore, besides the lack of mental stability, the first thing we must take caution against the fear complex.   Now, fear is like stained and ugly picture painted in a worthless and negative way of thinking, or a design drawn-up with incorrect measurements. Therefore, from now on I will never fear anything, and I will hold the firm belief that the power of the Divine Spirit exists and…

Collection of Recitations by Tempu Nakamura Daily Maxim

April 16, 2020

I will no longer fear anything. The Universal Truth is such that there is no imperfection; only perfection; only perfection in this world, as well as in human life.   If we make an effort to believe this Truth correctly, anything can surely be achieved.   So, from this day on I will no longer speak or act in a passive or negative way. My attitude shall always be affirmative and positive.   At the same time, my thoughts shall always be focused upon the strength of man, as well as upon truth, love and harmony. Through my body may be physically compromised, my mind shall be aloof and apart…

Collection of Recitations by Tempu Nakamura Recitation for Firm Belief

April 11, 2020

Firm belief is an invaluable thing which guides one’s life like a compass on the ocean.   Life without firm belief is like a derelict ship attempting a long voyage. So I will before the TRUTH with a pure mind. I will make every effort to do so.   If there is any doubt in my mind, I will take care of myself knowing that Evil is stretching his arms to take away the foundation stone of my life. Collection of Recitations by Tempu Nakamura Page 11  

Collection of Recitations by Tempu Nakamura Unification

April 4, 2020

Human life is one and the same with the Universal Spirit (Eternal Buddha) that creates and sustains the Universe. Through his mind alone man can receive into his own life as much as power of the Spirit of the Universe as he desires.   Why does man have this great potential? It is because man has been given a great mission, that of working with the Universal Spirit in compliance with the law of creation and in obedience to the principle of evolution.   How glad I am to have this happiness and grace! Now my heart is eager to create something for the benefit of the world, and if…