Byodo-In Temple: The Japanese Buddhist Temple in Hawaii

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Published on September 28, 2021 by

A travel guide for visiting the Byodo-In Temple on Oahu in Hawaii. This temple is a replica of a 950 year old temple in Japan. Byodo-in was built to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the first Japanese immigrants to arrive in Hawai’i in 1868. The temple was dedicated in June of 1968 with a traditional Buddhist ceremony. Inside the temple is a nine-foot statue of a Lotus Buddha, also known as the Amida Buddha.

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