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The Buddhist Faith Fellowship (BFF)is a new and non-dogmatic Pure Land Buddhist community in Central Connecticut, established in the spring of 2001. Inspired by the teachings of Shinran Shonin, its goal is to provide a caring, spiritual and open environment for practicers of the Buddhist path.
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Please use this site to access the information you need about the BFF and as a resource for broadening your faith and practice. We look forward to hearing from you and answering any questions you might have.
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Dharma Study Course on the Larger Sutra of Infinite Life, the most important Pure Land Scripture, will be offered on the following Sundays: May 26, June 16th & July 7th, 2002. The meetings will be held at 89 Marian St., Northampton at the home of Dr. Taitetsu Unno from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. Members & friends will car pool from West Hartford at 1 pm. E-mail for specific place.
BFF's Upcoming Events: Check out "Latest News" page for more details.
6/9 Pure Land Daily Practice
6/15 1st Annual BFF Picnic (location to be announced)
CHECK OUT THE NEW "WHAT IS PURE LAND BUDDHISM?" page with explanations for daily practice, audio dharma-talks, the Collected Works of Shinran Shonin, Pure Land Scriptures and more...
New E-ARTICLES relating to "Growing Tensions in American Buddhism", "Indian mass conversions to Buddhism", "Is Shin Buddhism Similiar to Christianity?"& more.
Twice a month on Sunday mornings Elmwood Community Center, West Hartford, Ct 10 am - 12 noon Call (860) 585-1300 for schedule meetings. Also, contact us by clicking on the e-mail address below.
Our next dharma-service has been changed from June 2nd to Sunday, June 9th at 10 am at the Elmwood Community Center in West Hartford.
The dharma talk will conclude our Three Part Series on theFundamentals of Pure Land Buddhism. The discussion will explore Pure Land Daily Practice, Conduct & Social Participation. In addition, the gathering will include Zen meditation, Buddhist prayer, Incense Offering and more. Please look at the "Latest News" page for more information. ALL ARE WELCOMED.
BENEFITS TO THE BUDDHIST PATH INCLUDE:
Live a Healthy Lifestyle
Have Emotional Well-Being
Receive Moral Guidance
Entrust in Life
Make New Friends
Promote Spiritual Growth
Discover your Enlightened Nature
Open your eyes to Hope
"His Light penetrates to the utmost ends of space and guides people to Nirvana, the Buddha is the King of the Truth, he is the Teacher of Gods and humans."