“Empathy exists inside all of us. Thanks to this oneness of heart and mind, this shared existence, we can also create harmony amid the diversity around us. This is the basis for building a bright future in which all people have hope.”
—Her Holiness Shinso Ito
Shinnyo Lantern Floating
To honor and remember lost loved ones
In Shinnyo‑en, we use this tradition as an opportunity to come together in community to reflect on the inherent goodness of those who’ve made us who we are, to practice remembrance and gratitude for all they’ve done for us, and to establish a heartfelt intention to pass the same goodness on to others.
The path to enlightenment is not a solo journey
Members of Shinnyo‑en share stories of their spiritual practice to foster fellowship, encouragement, and inspiration with others.Read our stories
Support for the spiritual journey through everyday life
We have gathered a set of resources curated to aid development and growth of one’s spiritual practice.
News and Events
Explore stories, events, and updates from Shinnyo‑en and in the news.
Keep up to date with all that Shinnyo‑en is up to in the world, from news about Her Holiness Shinso Ito to reports on the life and activities in our various communities.Read more