Emblem of the Nishi Hongwanji, sagarifuji, or wisteria crestAdelaide Shin Buddhist Dojo


Shin Buddhism is also called Jodo Shinshu, which means 'true teaching of Pure Land Buddhism'. It is one of the largest schools of Buddhism, and was founded by Shinran (1173-1263).

A dojo is a small space that is reserved for reflection on the teaching (dharma).

More about Adelaide Shin Buddhist Dojo

Official site of Jodoshinshu Hongwanji-ha

Phone & SMS 0403 335 721

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Please contact us by email if you do not live in Adelaide and would like to know more about Shin Buddhism or locate a temple or group where you live.

Apart from our Director Rev Shigenobu Watanabe, who lives in Sydney, the Hongwanji Buddhist Mission of Australia has honorary ministers in Canberra (2), Newcastle (1) and Adelaide (1). All were ordained at Nishi Hongwanji, the mother Temple in Kyoto, Japan.

Also on this web-site

Namo Amida Butsu

Notes on the Nembutsu - A series of short dharma talks based on the verses (wasan) of Shinran Shonin

The Way of Nembutsu - Essays inspired by Shinran Shonin's Kyo Gyo Shin Sho

Other Voices - There are many millions of Pure Land Buddhists including those who draw their inspiration especially from Shinran Shonin. This page provides additional links to contributions from teachers and thinkers of this lineage from other parts of the world

(left) The nembutsu, Namo Amida Butsu, written by Shinran Shonin

Contact | About us | Notes on the Nembutsu | The Way of Nembutsu | Other Voices

Adelaide Shin Buddhist Dojo
PO Box 170
Welland SA 5007