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Event Reports


Practice based on the teachings of Lord Buddha


The Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism, Nenbutsushu Sampozan Muryojuji Head Temple, was constructed in Japan as the spiritual base for all Buddhists in the world in order to propagate Buddhism in the modern world of the Last Dharma and realize the ideals of Lord Buddha for world peace and serenity for humanity. Since then, Buddhism has been spreading step by step in the world. This page introduces foreign visitors to the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism from various countries around the world, as part of the reports on the propagation activities.

This temple enshrines the holy relics of H.H. the Supreme Patriarch of Thailand and of the supreme Buddhist leaders of the world as well as the royal relics of H.M. King Father Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia.

January 24, 2020
Celebration of the 72nd Anniversary of
the Independence Day of Myanmar

Receiving the invitation from H.E. Myint Thu, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Myanmar to Japan, the representatives of Nenbutsushu attended the celebration of the 72nd Anniversary of the Independence Day of Myanmar held at the Embassy of Myanmar in Tokyo.

December 5, 2019
Receptions celebrating the National Day of
the Kingdom of Thailand

Receiving the invitations from H.E. Singtong Lapisatepun, Ambassador of Thailand to Japan, and Mr. Krit Tankanarat, Consul General of Thailand to Osaka, the representatives of Nenbutsushu attended the receptions celebrating the National Day of Thailand held at Imperial Hotel Tokyo and Imperial Hotel Osaka concurrently.

December 1, 2019
Ceremony of Enshrinement of the Relics of
H.R.H. Princess Norodom Buppha Devi of Cambodia

The grand Buddhist ceremony was solemnly performed at the Main Hall of the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism, the sacred place for all Buddhists in the world, to respectfully enshrine the relics of H.R.H. Princess Norodom Buppha Devi of Cambodia, who passed away on November 18, 2019.

November 23, 2019
Dedication of the Bronze Statue of
H.R.H. the Princess of Thailand

The bronze statue of H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand was dedicated by the Do D Foundation of Thailand to the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism, the sacred place for all Buddhists in the world, on November 23, 2019.

October 2019
Grand Memorial Service for
H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand

The grand memorial service for H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great, Rama IX, of Thailand, who passed away on October 13, 2016, was magnificently and solemnly conducted at the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism, the sacred place for all Buddhists in the world, to honor the virtue of His Late Majesty.

October 2019
Grand Memorial Service for
H.H. the Supreme Patriarch of Thailand

The grand memorial service was solemnly held for H.H. Supreme Patriarch Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara of Thailand, Supreme Holiness of World Buddhism and Supreme Advisor to Buddhist Summit, World Buddhist Supreme Conference, who passed away on October 24, 2013.

October 2019
Grand Memorial Service for
H.M. King Father Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia

The grand memorial service was conducted for H.M. King Father Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia, Supreme Royal Father of World Buddhism, as well as Supreme Honorary President of Buddhist Summit and of Nenbutsushu Sampozan Muryojuji Temple, who passed away on October 15, 2012.

April 12, 2019
Dedication of the Bronze Statue of
H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand

The bronze statue of H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great, Rama IX, was dedicated to the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism by Do D Foundation with the authorization of the Ministry of Culture of Thailand.

April 8, 2019
Grand Buddhist Ceremony of
International Buddhist Day 2019

On April 8, 2019, celebrations for International Buddhist Day 2019 were held in 47 countries in the world. In Japan, a grand Buddhist ceremony was conducted at the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism, Nenbutsushu Sampozan Muryojuji Head Temple, the sacred place for all Buddhists in the world. It became a historic auspicious occasion to symbolize that the torch of Buddhism was lit up in the African continent.

October, 2018
Grand Memorial Service for H.M. the King of Thailand

In order to honor the great virtue of H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej the Great, Rama IX, of Thailand, who passed away on October 13, 2016, the grand memorial service was solemnly and magnificently conducted at the Main Hall of the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism, the sacred place for all the Buddhists in the world.

October 2018
Grand Memorial Service for
H.M. King Father Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia

The Grand Memorial Service was held for H.M. King Father Norodom Sihanouk of the Kingdom of Cambodia, Supreme Royal Father of World Buddhism, as well as Supreme Honorary President of Buddhist Summit and of Nenbutsushu Sampozan Muryojuji Temple, who passed away in 2012.

October 2018
Grand Memorial Service for
H.H. the Supreme Patriarch of Thailand

The grand memorial service was solemnly conducted for H.H. Supreme Patriarch Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara of Thailand, Supreme Holiness of World Buddhism and Supreme Advisor to Buddhist Summit, who passed away on October 24, 2013.

July 28, 2018
Celebration for the 66th Birth Anniversary of
H.M. the King of Thailand

Celebration for the 66th Birth Anniversary of H.M. King Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua was held at the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism, the sacred place for all Buddhists in the world, to pray for the everlasting prosperity of the Kingdom of Thailand.

June 14, 2018
Visit to the Kingdom of Cambodia
― Deep bond based on Buddhism

The delegation of Nenbutsushu had an audience with T.M. King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk to express congratulations on the occasion of the birth anniversaries of Their Majesties at the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, the Kingdom of Cambodia.

April 8, 2018
The Sattapanniguha Auditorium in Honor of
H.M. King Norodom Sihamoni of Cambodia

The auditorium named in honor of H.M. King Norodom Sihamoni was inaugurated to commemorate His Majesty's great contribution to the propagation of Buddhism into the world. Sattapanniguha is the sacred place where the first Buddhist council was held in India 2,500 years ago. This auditorium restores the spirit of the first Buddhist council in modern era.

April 8, 2018
Grand Buddhist Ceremony of
International Buddhist Day

International Buddhist Day 2018 was grandly held in the presence of H.M. King Norodom Sihamoni of Cambodia as the chief guest of honor and the supreme Buddhist leaders from across the 5 continents in the world.

November 2, 2017
Opening of the Seventh Buddhist Summit

The Seventh Buddhist Summit was held on a grand scale as a national event under the auspices of the government of Sri Lanka, a leading country of Theravada Buddhism. It was attended by the supreme Buddhist leaders of 47 countries across the 5 continents in the world.

October 2017
Grand Memorial Service for
H.H. the Supreme Patriarch of Thailand

The grand memorial service was solemnly held for H.H. Supreme Patriarch Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara of Thailand, Supreme Holiness of World Buddhism and Supreme Advisor to Buddhist Summit, who passed away on October 24, 2013.

October 2017
Grand Memorial Service for
H.M. King Father Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia

The grand memorial service was held for H.M. King Father Norodom Sihanouk of the Kingdom of Cambodia, Supreme Royal Father of World Buddhism, as well as Supreme Honorary President of Buddhist Summit and of Nenbutsushu Sampozan Muryojuji Temple, who passed away in 2012.

October 8, 2017
Grand Memorial Service for H.M. the King of Thailand

The grand memorial service for H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Rama IX, of Thailand, who passed away in 2016, was magnificently and solemnly conducted at the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism, the sacred place for all Buddhists in the world, to honor the virtue of His Late Majesty.

July 28, 2017
Celebration for the 65th Birth Anniversary of
H.M. the King of Thailand

Celebration for the 65th Birth Anniversary of H.M. King Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua was held at the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism, the sacred place for all Buddhists in the world, to pray for good health and longevity of His Majesty and for the prosperity of the Kingdom of Thailand.

June 15, 2017
Visit to the Kingdom of Cambodia

The delegation of Nenbutsushu had an audience with T.M. King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk of Cambodia and expressed congratulations on the occasion of the birth anniversaries of Their Majesties at the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh.

International Buddhist Day on April 8, 2017
Grand Buddhist Ceremony of
International Buddhist Day

The grand Buddhist procession ceremony of International Buddhist Day was grandly conducted at the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism, Nenbutsushu Sampozan Muryojuji Head Temple. On the day, about 136,000 people visited the temple to celebrate the advent of Lord Buddha.

April 8-9, 2017
Visit of H.R.H. the Princess of Cambodia

H.R.H. Princess Norodom Arunrasmy, a daughter of H.M. the late King Father Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia, visited the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism, Nenbutsushu Sampozan Muryojuji Head Temple, to attend the celebratory events on International Buddhist Day as the chief guest of honor with her husband H.E. Keo Puth Reasmey, former Deputy Prime Minister, and their daughter H.R.H. Sisowath Sirikith Nathalie, from the Kingdom of Cambodia, and H.E. Chea Kimtha, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Cambodia to Japan.

February 4-10, 2017
Exhibition on 130th Anniversary of
Thailand-Japan Diplomatic Relations

The special photo exhibition praising the great achievement of H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great of Thailand was held at the Sakyamuni Hall in the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism, the sacred place for all Buddhists in the world, where the Buddha image dedicated by His Late Majesty is enshrined.

February 4, 2017
The 100-day Merit-making Grand Ceremony
dedicated to H.M. the King of Thailand

The 100-day Merit-making Grand Ceremony dedicated to H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great, Rama IX, of Thailand, who passed away on October 13, 2016, was solemnly and magnificently conducted to honor the great virtue of His Late Majesty. During the procession ceremony, over 2,500 attendees walked on the Approach of 1.2km from the Front Gate to the Main Hall of the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism.

December 9-16, 2016
Visit to Sri Lanka

During the official visit to Sri Lanka, a leading country of Theravada Buddhism, the Buddhist Summit delegation had a series of meetings with the government officials and Chief Prelates of the 3 major sects of Sri Lanka. They vowed to revert to the original teachings of Lord Buddha and unite together in order to propagate Buddhism.

October 30, 2016
Visit of H.E. the Former Prime Minister of Nepal

Through the introduction of Most Ven. Dr. Bhikshu Jnanapurnik Mahasthavir, Representative of Nepal to Buddhist Summit, H.E. Jhala Nath Khanal, former Prime Minister of Nepal, and his wife Mrs. Ravi Laxmi Chitrakar visited the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism, Nenbutsushu Sampozan Muryojuji Head Temple, for the first time.

October 15, 2016
Grand Memorial Service for H.M. the King of Thailand

The grand memorial service for H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Rama IX, who passed away on October 13, was performed at the Main Hall of the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism, the Head Temple of Nenbutsushu, with many monks, nuns, and lay Buddhists.

We sincerely pray for the peaceful repose of the soul of His Late Majesty.

October 15, 2016
Grand Memorial Service for
H.M. King Father Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia

T.R.H. Princess Norodom Marie and Princess Norodom Rattana Devi of Cambodia attended the grand memorial service for H.M. King Father Norodom Sihanouk, who passed away on October 15, 2012, held at the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism, Nenbutsushu Sampozan Muryojuji Head Temple.

June 17, 2016
Visit to the Kingdom of Cambodia

The delegation of Nenbutsushu had an audience with T.M. King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk to express congratulations on the occasion of the birth anniversaries of Their Majesties at the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, the Kingdom of Cambodia.

June 13-14, 2016
Visit of H.E. Mahinda Rajapaksa,
Former President
of Sri Lanka

H.E. Mahinda Rajapaksa, former President of Sri Lanka, visited the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism, Nenbutsushu Sampozan Muryojuji Head Temple, accompanied by 34 delegates including 6 members of the Parliament.

March 22, 2016
Ceremony of Enshrinement of the Holy Relics of
Most Ven. Galagama Sri Aththadassi Mahanayake Thero

The holy relics of Most Ven. Galagama Sri Aththadassi Mahanayake Thero, Representative of Sri Lanka to Buddhist Summit, were respectfully enshrined at the Main Hall of the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism, the sacred place for all Buddhists in the world. The grand memorial service was solemnly conducted with many monks, nuns, and lay followers.

March 13, 2016
State Funeral Ceremony for
Most Ven. Galagama Sri Aththadassi Mahanayake Thero of Sri Lanka

Receiving an invitation from the government of Sri Lanka, the Buddhist Summit delegation attended the grand state funeral ceremony for Most Ven. Galagama Sri Aththadassi Mahanayake Thero, Chief Prelate of Asgiriya Chapter of Siamese Sect and Representative of Sri Lanka to Buddhist Summit.

May 14, 2016
Thai Festival 2016 in Tokyo

Invited by H.E. Bansarn Bunnag, Ambassador of Thailand to Japan, the representatives of Nenbutsushu attended the opening ceremony of Thai Festival 2016 held in Yoyogi Park in Tokyo.


Ceremony of Enshrinement of the Holy Relics of
H.H. Supreme Patriarch of Thailand

A grand Buddhist ceremony was conducted solemnly at the Main Hall of the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism, the sacred place for all Buddhists in the world, to respectfully enshrine the holy relics of H.H. Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara, Supreme Patriarch of Thailand. Many monks, nuns, and lay followers attended the ceremony.

December 16, 2015
Royal Cremation Ceremony of
H.H. the Supreme Patriarch of Thailand

Invited by H.E. Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister of Thailand, the Buddhist Summit delegation attended the royal cremation ceremony of H.H. Supreme Patriarch Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara, Supreme Holiness of World Buddhism and Supreme Advisor to Buddhist Summit, who passed away on October 24, 2013. The ceremony was grandly conducted on a national scale.


Ceremony of Enshrinement of the Holy Relics of
Most Ven. Dr. Maha Phong Samaleuk of Lao PDR

The grand Buddhist ceremony was held at the Main Hall of the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism, the sacred place for all Buddhists in the world, to respectfully enshrine the holy relics of Most Ven. Dr. Maha Phong Samaleuk, President of Lao Buddhist Fellowship Organization and Representative of Lao PDR to Buddhist Summit, who passed away on October 7, 2015.

December 20, 2015
State Funeral Ceremony for
Most Ven. Dr. Maha Phong Samaleuk of Lao PDR

Receiving an invitation from the government of Lao PDR, the Buddhist Summit delegation attended the state funeral ceremony for Most Ven. Dr. Maha Phong Samaleuk, President of Lao Buddhist Fellowship Organization and Representative of Lao PDR to Buddhist Summit, who passed away on October 7. The ceremony was conducted on an extremely grand scale.

October 12, 2015
Grand Memorial Service for
H.M. King Father Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia

The grand memorial service for H.M. King Father Norodom Sihanouk, Supreme Honorary President of Buddhist Summit and of Nenbutsushu Sampozan Muryojuji Temple, who passed away in 2012, was held at the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism, the Head Temple of Nenbutsushu.

June 3, 2015
State Ceremony in the Kingdom of Cambodia

Nenbutsushu delegation attended the state ceremony in the Kingdom of Cambodia. The ceremony was held in the presence of T.M. King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk, and the members of the Royal Family, as well as H.E. Heng Samrin, President of National Assembly, H.E. Hun Sen, Prime Minister, H.E. Say Chhum, Acting President of Senate, and high government officials.

April 12, 2015
State Funeral in Sri Lanka

The state funeral for Most Ven. Udugama Sri Buddharakkithabidhana Mahanayake Thero, Chief Prelate of Asgiriya Chapter of Siamese Sect and Vice President of Buddhist Summit, was held in Sri Lanka.

December 8-13, 2014
The Sixth Buddhist Summit

The supreme Buddhist leaders of 41 countries in the world assembled at the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism, the sacred place for all Buddhists in the world, overcoming differences in their traditions and nationalities. The supreme Buddhist leaders vowed to propagate Buddhism throughout the world.

December 8, 2014
H.M. King Norodom Sihamoni of Cambodia

Prior to the conference, H.M. King Norodom Sihamoni of Cambodia, the chief guest of honor to the Sixth Buddhist Summit, visited the Main Hall of the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism, where the relics of H.M. King Father Norodom Sihanouk are enshrined.

August 23, 2014
Grand Memorial Service for
H.M. King Father Norodom Sihanouk,
who passed away in 2012

The grand memorial service for H.M. King Father Norodom Sihanouk was solemnly performed at the Main Hall of the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism, where the royal relics of His Late Majesty are enshrined.

At the ceremony, 17 members of the Royal Family of Cambodia and over 30,000 attendees prayed for the repose of the soul of His Late Majesty.

July 9-11, 2014
Visit to the Kingdom of Cambodia

The Buddhist Summit delegation visited the Kingdom of Cambodia and had an audience with H.M. King Norodom Sihamoni and H.M. Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk. The delegation also attended the Royal Procession Ceremony to transfer the relics of H.M. the late King Father Norodom Sihanouk.

April 15, 2014
H.R.H. Princess Norodom Buppha Devi of the Kingdom of Cambodia and her royal entourage

H.R.H. Princess Norodom Buppha Devi visited the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism with T.R.H. the Princes and the Princesses of Cambodia.Admiring the beauty of cherry blossoms, Her Royal Highness walked along the Approach. In the Main Hall, Her Royal Highness sincerely worshipped the royal relics of H.M. King Father Norodom Sihanouk.

April 13, 2014
Inauguration Ceremony of
Nenbutsushu Hamamatsu Betsuin Temple

The inauguration of Nenbutsushu Hamamatsu Betsuin Temple was solemnly performed according to the ancient ritual in the presence of H.R.H. Princess Norodom Buppha Devi of Cambodia as a guest of honor. This temple is located across the street from the city hall in the center of Hamamatsu City.

April 6, 2014
The Special Exposition of the Most Sacred Relics of Lord Buddha, Crown Jewels of Sri Lanka

Under the auspices of the Presidential Secretariat of Sri Lanka, the Special Exposition of the Most Sacred Relics of Lord Buddha from Sri Lanka was held successfully. The precious relics have been handed down in the holy birthplace of Theravada Buddhism.
Click here for the detailed report on the exposition.?

February 1, 2014
Grand Memorial Service for
H.H. the Supreme Patriarch of Thailand

The 100-days grand memorial service was solemnly and magnificently held for H.H. Supreme Patriarch Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara of Thailand, Supreme Holiness of World Buddhism and Supreme Advisor to Buddhist Summit, who passed away on October 24, 2013. The memorial service was held at the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism, Nenbutsushu Sampozan Muryojuji Head Temple, and Nenbutsushu Fukui Betsuin Temple. More than 1,000 monks and nuns from all over Japan attended the service.

December 4, 2013
Publication Ceremony of Treasury of Truth,
Illustrated DHAMMAPADA under the auspices of
H.E. the President of Sri Lanka

Receiving an invitation, the delegation of Nenbutsushu headed for Sri Lanka to attend the ceremony celebrating the publication of Treasury of Truth, Illustrated DHAMMAPADA authored by Most Ven. Weragoda Sarada Maha Thero, Chief Prelate of Singapore and Representative of Singapore to Buddhist Summit. The ceremony was held under the auspices of H.E. President Mahinda Rajapaksa of Sri Lanka.

November 12, 2013
Condolence Visit to H.H. the Supreme Patriarch of Thailand

The delegation of Nenbutsushu headed for Bangkok, Thailand, in order to pay the last respects to H.H. Supreme Patriarch Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara of Thailand, Supreme Holiness of World Buddhism, who entered into nirvana on October 24. His Late Holiness was a high priest who attended and supported Buddhist Summit over the years for the propagation of Buddhism throughout the world. His Late Holiness was also the Supreme Advisor to Buddhist Summit and led the Buddhist world together with Nenbutsushu.

November 4, 2013
Grand Memorial Service for
H.H. Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara

H.H. Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara, Supreme Patriarch of the Kingdom of Thailand, Supreme Holiness of World Buddhism and Supreme Advisor to Buddhist Summit, calmly entered into nirvana on October 24, 2013. The grand memorial service for His Holiness was solemnly held at the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism, Nenbutsushu Sampozan Muryojuji Head Temple, in the presence of H.E. Manopchai Vongphakdi, Consul General of Thailand and his wife, monks, nuns, and lay Buddhists.

October 14, 2013
Grand Memorial Service for
H.M. King Father Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia

The grand memorial service was solemnly held for H.M. King Father Norodom Sihanouk of the Kingdom of Cambodia, Supreme Honorary President of Buddhist Summit and of Nenbutsushu and Supreme Royal Father of World Buddhism, who passed away on October 15, 2012. The memorial service was conducted at the Head Temple of Nenbutsushu in the presence of H.E. Hor Monirath, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Cambodia to Japan. The royal relics of His Majesty were enshrined in front of the Golden Shrine in the Main Hall and a large number of monks, nuns, and lay Buddhist followers attended the service.

August 2, 2013
Visit of H.R.H. the Princess of Cambodia

H.R.H. Princess Norodom Buppha Devi of Cambodia visited Japan at the invitation of the Agency for Cultural Affairs. On the first day of her stay, prior to her official duty, Her Royal Highness and her entourage headed for the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism, Nenbutsushu Sampozan Muryojuji Head Temple, to fulfill her wish and sincerely worshipped the royal relics of H.M. King Father Norodom Sihanouk.

May 15, 2013
Courtesy Visit to H.M. the King of Cambodia

The delegation of Nenbutsushu visited the Kingdom of Cambodia to express congratulations on the occasion of the 60th birth anniversary of H.M. King Norodom Sihamoni as well as the birth anniversary of H.M. Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk in July.

March 13, 2013
Welcome Reception in honor of
H.E. the President of Sri Lanka

H.E. President Mahinda Rajapaksa and First Lady Mrs. Shiranthi Rajapaksa paid an official working visit to Japan from March 12 to 15, 2013. The representatives of Nenbutsushu were invited to attend the welcome reception in honor of H.E. the President that was hosted by the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Japan on March 13.

February 15, 2013
Ceremony of Enshrinement of the Royal Relics of
H.M. King Father Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia

Officially approved by the Royal Family and the government of Cambodia, the royal relics of H.M. King Father Nodorom Sihanouk were entrusted to Nenbutsushu Sampozan Muryojuji Temple. The grand Buddhist ceremony was held solemnly at the Main Hall of the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism to respectfully enshrine the royal relics of His Late Majesty on February 15, the commemorative day when Lord Buddha entered into nirvana.

February 4, 2013
Royal Cremation Ceremony for
H.M. King Father Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia

The royal cremation ceremony was held for H.M. King Father Norodom Sihanouk, Supreme Honorary President of Buddhist Summit and of Nenbutsushu and Supreme Royal Father of World Buddhism, who passed away on October 15, 2012. Receiving a formal invitation from the Kingdom of Cambodia, Most Ven. Dr. Shinkai Kori, Vice President of Buddhist Summit and Chief High Priest of Nenbutsushu, attended the ceremony on behalf of Most Ven. Dr. Kyuse Enshinjoh, President of Buddhist Summit and Founder High Priest of Nenbutsushu.

November 18, 2012
Grand Funeral Ceremony for
H.M. King Father Norodom Sihanouk

The grand funeral ceremony for H.M. King Father Norodom Sihanouk was solemnly conducted at the International Buddhist Conference Hall in Honor of H.M. King Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia in the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism, Nenbutsushu Sampozan Muryojuji Head Temple.

November 2, 2012
Sincerest Condolences on the Demise of
H.M. King Father Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia

The delegation of Nenbutsushu visited the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, the Kingdom of Cambodia to express their sincerest condolences for H.M. King Father Norodom Sihanouk, Supreme Honorary President of Buddhist Summit and of Nenbutsushu, who passed away on October 15, 2012.

October 15, 2012
Grand Memorial Service for
H.M. King Father Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia

The grand memorial service for H.M. King Father Norodom Sihanouk, Supreme Honorary President of Buddhist Summit and of Nenbutsushu and Supreme Royal Father of World Buddhism, was solemnly held in the evening of October 15, on the very day of His Majesty's demise, at the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism, the Head Temple of Nenbutsushu and all the branch temples of Nenbutsushu throughout Japan.

September 3, 2012
State funeral for Most Ven. Weweldeniye Medhalankara Thero of Sri Lanka

Most Ven. Weweldeniye Medhalankara Thero, Maha Nayake of Ramanna Maha Nikaya, passed away on August 30, 2012. H.E. President Mahinda Rajapaksa officially decided to hold the funeral of His Most Venerable under the state patronage.

May 3, 2012 
Honorary Posts for T.R.H. the Princesses of Cambodia

T.R.H. Princess Norodom Marie and Princess Norodom Rattana Devi of Cambodia visited the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism, Nenbutsushu Sampozan Muryojuji Head Temple, in April 2012 and were deeply impressed by the noble principle of Nenbutsushu for the propagation of Buddhism to the whole world. Thus, Their Royal Highnesses willingly assumed the posts of the Supreme Honorary Advisors to Female Followers and to Youth Followers of Nenbutsushu, respectively, on May 3, 2012.

May 2, 2012
Honorary Post for H.M. King Father Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia

On May 2, 2012, H.M. King Father Norodom Sihanouk of the Kingdom of Cambodia assumed the post of Supreme Honorary President of Nenbutsushu Sampozan Muryojuji Temple. His Majesty expressed his heartfelt support for the propagation of Buddhism throughout the world.

April 9-11, 2012
Visit of T.R.H. the Princesses of Cambodia

From April 9 to 11, 2012, H.R.H. Princess Norodom Marie and H.R.H. Princess Norodom Rattana Devi of the Kingdom of Cambodia visited the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism, Nenbutsushu Sampozan Muryojuji Head Temple, and personally dedicated Buddha images.

June 16-17, 2011
To All the Victims of the Great East Japan Earthquake

We delivered heartfelt donations given by each follower of Nenbutsushu to Hyogo Prefecture on June 16, and to Kato City on June 17, 2011. We sincerely pray for the earliest recovery from this catastrophe.

November 19, 2010
Inauguration Ceremony of the President of Sri Lanka

Most Ven. Dr. Shinkai Kori, Chief High Priest of Nenbutsushu and Acting President of Buddhist Summit, Mr. Kazuhiko Hishimura, Chairperson of the Board of Directors, and the delegation of Nenbutsushu were cordially requested to be present at the Ceremonial Inauguration of the Second Term in office of H.E. Mahinda Rajapaksa, President of Sri Lanka. The inauguration ceremony was magnificently held at the premises of the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

October 11, 2010
Pile-driving Ceremony of Nalanda Mahavihara

The pile-driving ceremony of Nalanda Mahavihara was solemnly held in the presence of H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of the Kingdom of Thailand as the chief guest of honor and T.E. the Ambassadors Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of 13 countries to Japan. The ceremony was held at the site adjacent to the Royal Ground Hall of Buddhism, Nenbutsushu Sampozan Muryojuji Head Temple.

July 17, 2010
State Funeral Ceremony for
Most Ven. Dr. Phra Maha Vichit Singharaj of Lao PDR

The state funeral ceremony for His Most Venerable, Executive Director of Buddhist Summit and representative of Lao PDR to Buddhist Summit, was conducted grandly at Pha That Luang (Great Sacred Stupa), the symbol of Lao PDR, in Vientiane, the capital.

May 20, 2010
State Visit to Japan
H.M. King Norodom Sihamoni of Cambodia visited the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism, Nenbutsushu Sampozan Muryojuji Head Temple.

From May 16 to May 22, H.M. King Norodom Sihamoni of Cambodia visited Japan as the state guest at the invitation of T.M. the Emperor and Empress of Japan. After the audience with Their Majesties, H.M. the King of Cambodia and his entourage stayed at the Nenbutsushu Sampozan Muryojuji Head Temple from May 20 to 22, at the strong wish of His Majesty.

September 5, 2009
The Special Exposition of the Most Sacred Relics of Lord Buddha, the Precious Treasure of Sri Lanka

Under the auspices of the government of Sri Lanka and the Sri Lankan Embassy in Japan, the Special Exposition of the Most Sacred Relics of Lord Buddha from Sri Lanka was held from September 5 till September 10, 2009 at the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism, the spiritual base for all Buddhists in the world. One of the most sacred relics of Lord Buddha was dedicated to the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism by H.E. the Presidential Envoy of Sri Lanka.

November 8, 2008
Inauguration Ceremony of
Nenbutsushu Kyushu Reliquary Hall

The Reliquary Hall was erected in the precinct of Nenbutsushu Kyushu Honzan Temple located in Hazama-cho, Yufu City, covering the area of 307,646 m2, from which Mt. Yufu-dake (Bungo Fuji) can be seen in the north and the Kuju Mountain Range in the southwest.

November 6, 2008
Inauguration Ceremony of
Nenbutsushu Hiroshima Betsuin Temple

Nenbutsushu Hiroshima Betsuin Temple, the 9-story building with the height comparable to ordinary 13-story buildings, has an impressive front entrance decorated with seamless gigantic stone pillars. It is located in the beautiful place surrounded by greenery near the city hall in the center of Hiroshima City.

November 2, 2008
The Fifth Buddhist Summit

Based on the resolution of the Fourth Buddhist Summit held in Bangkok, Thailand, the Fifth Buddhist Summit was held at the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism, Nenbutsushu Sampozan Muryojuji Head Temple, attended by 32 countries across the 5 continents in the world. The fifth conference was graced by the presence of T.M. King Father Norodom Sihanouk and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk of Cambodia as the chief guests of honor.

November 1, 2008
Inauguration Ceremony of
the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism

In order to realize the ideals of Lord Buddha for world peace and serenity for humanity, the Royal Grand Hall of Buddhism, the magnificent collection of temple buildings, was constructed as the spiritual base for the 370 million Buddhists in the world in the easternmost country Japan.

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