Buddhist temple

Same-sex couples can hold a wedding ceremony at this Saitama Buddhist temple

Same-sex marriages are not yet legally recognized in Japan, but that hasn’t stopped some LGBTQ couples from moving forward with their own wedding ceremonies. In light of the current pressure for change, a Buddhist temple in Saitama is officiating more LGBTQ marriages to promote equal rights in Japan. Photo: © Shinnichi Shimazaki Legally, same-sex couples […]

Buddhist temple

Over $ 60,000 raised for vandalized Los Angeles Buddhist temple

LOS ANGELES (RNS) – More than $ 60,000 was raised in the span of a day for a Buddhist temple in the Little Tokyo neighborhood of downtown Los Angeles that was vandalized late last week . In early March 2, more than $ 60,500 was raised for Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple through a GoFundMe page […]