Na-Mu-Myo-Ho-Ren-Ge-Kyo 南無妙法蓮華經

New Years Day Peace Walk


New Years Day Peace Walk Save the planet. No more war. Monday January 1, 2017, at 11am Coming from Ballston Spa to Saratoga Springs, we will be meeting on Rt. 50 at the Stewarts, and will be walking 5.6 miles to downtown Saratoga where we will be holding a peace vigil. After the vigil, there will […]


Remembering Dennis Banks


On Oct. 29th, 2017, Dennis Banks, beloved friend of Jun-san Yasuda and the Grafton Peace Pagoda, a renowned Anishanabe activist, teacher and writer, died at the age of 80. He was surrounded in song by his children and grandchildren. On Saturday Dec. 16th the Leverett Peace Pagoda will host the 49 Days Commemoration of Dennis Banks, […]


24th Anniversary Celebration

grafton peace pagoda

Na Mu Myo Ho Ren Ge Kyo Grafton Peace Pagoda 24th Anniversary Celebration Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 11:00AM “The appearance of a Pagoda touches the hearts and minds of all people. Those who venerate this Pagoda absolutely reject nuclear warfare and firmly believe that a peaceful world will be manifested.  The vision of the Peace Pagoda has […]


hiroshima day

72nd Commemoration Ceremony of Hiroshima-Nagasaki Grafton Peace Pagoda Saturday August 5th, 2017 Na Mu Myo Ho Ren Ge Kyo As we gather today to commemorate the anniversary of the bombings in Hiroshima and Nagasaki the new US administration is calling for a massive increase in the military budget, is escalating war in Syria, has deployed […]


Water Walk for Life


Water Walk for Life 13 day/170 mile prayer walk from Ramapough-Lunaape to Grafton, NY Saturday July 22 thru Saturday August 5, 2017 Our walk connects communities along the Hudson River Valley, land held sacred by many. We start in Ramapough, which means “Sweet Water” in the Algonquin language, and end at the Grafton Peace Pagoda, […]