The 15th Anniversary Ceremony and Interreligious Dialogue Made Success

On 6 June 2015, the Grand Ceremony for the 15th Anniversary of Daiseion-Ji Germany and the Interreligious Dialogue Forum made a huge success with over 200 guests coming from in and out of the country.


Grand Ceremony, the 15th Anniversary of Daiseion-Ji

In the afternoon, Shomyo music by Nichiren-shu monks, choir by Taizé Community in France, and flute trio by Focolare Movement, Solingen, Germany were performed. Following them was the Interreligious Dialogue Forum by the representatives of Catholic Church, Evangelical Church, Islam, and Japanese Buddhism.


Interreligious Dialogue Forum

On the following day, 7 June 2015, our delegation made a honorary visit to the Cologne Archdiocese. Rev. Zuio Inoue, Managing Director of Minobu-san Kuon-Ji temple presented the commemorative gift, on behalf of Archbishop NIsso Uchino of Nichiren-shu Buddhism, to Msgr. Markus Bosbach of Archdiocese of Cologne.


Rev. Zuio Inoue, Managing Director, Minobusan Kuon-Ji temple (left) and Msgr. Markus Bosbach (right)


Group picture, Cologne Cathedral