Shinnyo-en is a Buddhist denomination originally established in Japan. It is, first and foremost, a place for Buddhist training, in which all people regardless of age, gender, nationality, or religious background can cultivate their innate buddha nature, the kernel of enlightenment existing in all beings. more
On Sunday, Sept. 21, thousands of New Yorkers and visitors from around the world gathered at the Paul Milstein Reflecting Pool and Terrace in Hearst Plaza, Lincoln Center to celebrate the Shinnyo Lantern Floating for Peace. more
A Prayer for World Peace was held together with Andean faith leaders and christian priests, civic leaders and local musicians, at Saqsaywaman in Cusco, Peru, with Her Holiness Shinso Ito officiating a special fire ceremony. An archive of the special webcast can be seen more
Many Buddhists look to the sutras to connect with the Buddha, even if they were not given directly by Shakyamuni Buddha himself.
"Together in friendship, let us be inspired to act with courage and hope, for the wellbeing of all humanity and of the earth" -Shinso Ito
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There are two complementary forms of sesshin meditation in Shinnyo-en. One is "structured" sesshin meditation within the setting of a...
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Sesshin, which means "to touch the essence" in Japanese, is Shinnyo-en's meditative training to help each individual nurture their buddha nature. more
Shinnyo-en is led by Her Holiness Shinso Ito. She is one of the few women to become a Buddhist master and attain the highest priestly rank of daisojo. more
Created by Her Holiness Shinso Ito in 1992, these contemporary ceremonies have been celebrated several times in various locations around the world since then. more