Grafton Peace Pagoda 23rd Anniversary Celebration

Na Mu Myo Ho Ren Ge Kyo    

Grafton Peace Pagoda 23rd Anniversary Celebration 
Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 11:00 AM

peace pagoda

All are invited.

“If one wishes to have inner peace one must first pray for peace in the four directions (the entire world).”
— Fujii Garuji, Founder of Nipponzan Myohoji

“All things are bound together.  All things connect.  Whatever befalls the earth, befalls also the children of the earth.” 
—Oren Lyons

Traditional Buddhist Ceremony

Oren Lyons – Haudenosaunee Faithkeeper, Onondaga Nation (

Bruce K Gagnon – Co-founder of Maine Veterans for Peace,  Working to convert the military industrial complex to sustainable technologies

Amani Olugbala – Social justice activist and poet for peace

Interfaith Prayer

OG Mack — Jazz Guitar

Dana Hanchard — Japanese Gospel

Potluck community meal following ceremony. Vegetarian options preferred.

It may be cold.  Please bring a coat and blanket.  Please arrive before 11:00 AM for best parking.

For more info, please call the Peace Pagoda: (518) 658–9301 between 7:30 AM & 4PM
(Grafton Peace Pagoda does not have internet access or capability.)

Nipponzan Myohoji – Grafton Peace Pagoda 87 Crandall Road, Petersburg, NY 12138