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Photographs from the New York Buddhist Church 2005 Obon Festival held in July at Bryant Park, New York City. During Obon, we remember and commune with our ancestors. The Bon Odori dance is performed to entertain our ancestors and to show our respect and gratitude to them.
Photographs from the New York Buddhist Church 2003 Obon Festival held in July at Bryant Park, New York City. During Obon, we remember and commune with our ancestors. The Bon Odori dance is performed to entertain our ancestors and to show our respect and gratitude to them.
Photographs of the historic statue of Shinran Shonin, founder of the Jodo Shinshu school of Buddhism, in front of the New York Buddhist Church. This statue of Shinran Shonin survived the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, in which 150,000 people died, and 90 percent of the buildings in the city collapsed or burned.
Photographs of the mosaic of the New York Buddhist Church from the 86th Street No. 1 Train Subway Station, uptown side.

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