2021 News and Events

Shinnyo Lantern Floating Taiwan 2021: Kindle a Light of Hope for the Future November 19, 2021
Taipei, Taiwan

Shinnyo Lantern Floating Taiwan 2021: Kindle a Light of Hope for the Future

Shinnyo-en Taiwan hosted its seventh annual Lantern Floating celebration in November at Lequn Hall in Taipei.  While adhering to local pandemic protocols, participants were invited to reserve a spot to float their lanterns. For the occasion, a pond was created adjacent to the Taiwan Head Temple, for lanterns to be set afloat. MORE

Feast of Nirvana February 20, 2021
Tokyo, Japan

Feast of Nirvana

On February 15th, at Shinnyo-en’s Ogen Center in Tokyo, Japan, HH Shinso Ito celebrated the annual Feast of Nirvana, the Mahayana Buddhist celebration of the day Buddha Shakyamuni entered final nirvana (his passing). MORE