I've attended this mission's Obon Festival for the past three years. I am not a member of the Buddhist community per se, but I do love cultural events and learning, and I have a deep respect for anyone practicing compassion. This mission invites everyone to take part in their floating lantern ceremony - honoring ancestors who have passed, and to... 更多
For anyone that follows the Buddhist religion, or appreciates the Buddha's beliefs, this place is worth checking out while in Lahaina. Easy to get to and parking is available. You just walk right in and donations are appreciated. It is just a quiet and peaceful place, free for the public to walk around. It is a very small and quaint... 更多
We arrived in the late afternoon there were families with children gathering for some good fellowship. So pleasant in touristy Lahaina. The mission grounds are beautiful, this is a site you must see regardless of your religious persuasion.
The Jodo Mission has the largest Budda statue outside of the Orient. It is located in a quiet corner of Lahaina and we were the only people at the mission when we visited. It had a pagoda, a traditional gong with a tree trunk striker, and a rock garden. It's a nice place to visit if you want to get... 更多
We stopped at the Jodo Mission this trip. It is beautiful and very peaceful. We walked up the steps to the Buddah and spent a few minutes meditating. There is no place to really go inside but it is a very pretty spot. A place to bring your worries to.
Even non-Buddhists will enjoy visiting the Lahaina Jodo Shu Mission. It is free to wander the grounds and take in the huge statue of the Amida Buddha, which was cast of copper and bronze in Kyoto, Japan during 1967-1968. It is beautiful, standing 12-feet high, and estimated to weigh 3 1/2 tons. There is also a Temple, which is open... 更多
We did a segway tour and the first stop was the Jodo - it was not on our original list of places to visit but was well worth the history and Buddhist experience.