Gotan-e (Founder’s Birthday Day) Service with Rev. Masanari Yamagishi – Sunday, May 7, 2023 at 9 am

This is one of the six major services that we observe each year.  On Sunday, May 7, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. we will observe Gotan-e (Founder’s Birthday Day) Service.  Service will be available in person at Puna Hongwanji or online via Zoom.  Our guest speaker for the Gotan-e Service will be Rev. Masanari Yamagishi of Kamuela Hongwanji Mission.  Rev. Yamagishi will share the Dharma Message “Shinran Shonin is a rabbit?  Or, a turtle?”Shinran Shonin is a rabbit? or, a turtle?

The Zoom link has been emailed out to those on our email listing.  If you would like to receive the Zoom link, please email  Please try to send your request prior to 7:00 a.m. to ensure that you do receive the link for the service at 9:00 a.m.  Please note in the morning we are preparing for the temple service so may not be able to check our email after 7:00 a.m.  We will try our best to check the email, but sometimes it’s not possible.  Thank you in advance for your understanding.