Author Archives: micheleaoki

Conspiracy of Compassion

A visit to Dharma Exchange by Kenji Akahoshi unleashes a host of memories and a new experience: “a conspiracy of compassion.” Continue reading

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Snow… what better way to slow down

Gratitude can be found even in bad weather. Continue reading

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Birthdays and Buddhism

Quiet time on my birthday puts me in touch with Jodo Shinshu lessons. Continue reading

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A Newcomer’s Journey

In this blog, I’d like to explore my experience on this Newcomer’s Journey to the Temple in hopes that it might offer some encouragement to others who would consider joining the special sangha (community) of the Seattle Betsuin.

— Michele
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