What we're about
Shingon is the Japanese word for "mantra" and Shingon Buddhism uses mantras as part of its meditation practice. The Foundation for Shingon Buddhism offers a new way of approaching an ancient Buddhist tradition in Hawaii. Our classes are in English and seek to provide an accessible and understandable entry to Buddhism and meditation. Whether your family has attended a Buddhist temples in Hawaii for generations, or you are new to Buddhism, you will learn more about this tradition, and begin to build your own home practice. Koyasan Shingon Buddhism has approximately 14 temples in Hawaii, and 4 on the mainland.