peace walk

Capital District Hiroshima-Nagasaki Peace Walk
August 2-5, 2016

Everyone is welcome.  We will walk approximately 9 miles daily. You are welcome to join the walk for a minute, an hour, a day, every day.

Please contact the Peace Pagoda to participate:

Tuesday, August 2nd, Schenectady

Wednesday, August 3rd,  Albany

Thursday, August 4th, Cohoes

Friday, August 5th, Troy

For more information please call the Grafton Peace Pagoda between 7:30am and 4:30pm at (518) 658-9301.


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Na Mu Myo Ho Ren Ge Kyo

Hiroshima Day
71st Commemoration Ceremony

Grafton Peace Pagoda
Saturday August 6, 2016

Forever Renounce War
Create a Nuclear Free World

We come together to commit to peace and never again using weapons of mass destruction. Let us come together to create world peace one step at a time. Let us find ways to heal the earth and all beings.  We must have no enemies and become the enemy of none.

6:30 PM walk from Grafton Town Square to Peace Pagoda (4.3 miles)
8:30 PM Program of Peace

Ceremonial Lighting of Lanterns
Interfaith Prayers for Peace
Musical Offerings
Fire Hoop Dance

Rain or shine.  Please wear weather-appropriate clothes and bring a flashlight and insect repellant.  You may also want a blanket.

Nipponzan Myohoji

Grafton Peace Pagoda
87 Crandall Rd, Petersburgh, NY 12138