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Reverend Hanayama

Rev. Jay Shinseki Supervising Minister for Watsonville (Minister at Monterey Peninsula Buddhist Temple)

A word from Reverend Shinseki:

OPEN

We believe that a free exchange of ideas requires mutual respect and consideration of our differences.

CARING

We promote mutual respect, trust, and support to foster bonds that strengthen our community.

DIVERSE

We embrace diversity in all its forms and we strive for an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened and productive environment.

DISCIPLINED

We see to advance common goals of Buddhism through reasonable and realistic practices, procedures and expectations.

PURPOSEFUL

We are a participatory community united by shared commitments, service to society, preservation and advancement of Buddhism, and innovative teaching and learning.

CELEBRATIVE

We celebrate the Buddhist heritage, achievements, and diversity of the community and the uniqueness and contributions of our members.