I have some online Dharma friends in the world. I never met many of them but because I often receive emails, I feel they are like old friends. Some said they are interested
in attending the Sunday Service here, but they live far away from Hawaii. There are not Jodoshu temples nearby. What can I do?
One of my answers is to share a Sunday Service video via youtube. This way, I don't need to hustle to make a special video. All I need is just to record
a sunday service from beginning to the end. Then I upload it to my Youtube channel. With such a small effort, I can share Buddhist service with possibly many people for many more
years to come.
Another good thing about sharing a Sunday service via internet is...you don't need to come to attend the service. You can watch it anytime and many times from anywhere in
the world. You can also skip and stop the Dharma talk if you don't like it. Above all it's all free.
But of course, whenever there is light, there is shadow. Honestly speaking, everything is not so good to me from the viewpoint of business.
Bad thing about broadcasting a Sunday service via internet is actually exactly same as listed above. Because they can watch a video anytime from anywhere, people don't need to come to Koloa
Jodo Mission. This means I cannot expect more attendees. Also because it is free, I don't expect more donation, which is actually not good for the future of the
But again, I am not a business man but a simple minister. My goal is not to get more money and more people, but for me to be happy. If you have time, please watch this
video. I look very happy when I deliver my dhamra talk. Because I am happy, I have a strong feeling that I want to help