Info for Members

Meeting proceeding the Hōonkō festivities

Thursday the 21st of November at 2 pm/14:00h
in dharma center “Anjin-Do”,
Oberheydenerstraße 71, 41236 Mönchengladbach

This year for the first time, Rev. Kobs invites the interntional Shin Buddhists to an informal meeting proceeding the Hōonkō festivities. This prolonged Hōonkō meeting was the wish especially from our dharma freiend who travel from far away. Everybody is cordially invited.

Invitation to the General Assembly

Sa 23.11., 16:00 in seminar room of the EKŌ House.

The General assembly of our association always takes place after the Hōonkō service, around 4 o’clock pm.
It is in German, but we will translate the essential parts for our international members.


Everybody who shares the goals of the association can become member of the association. A formal membership in the Jōdo Shinshu (expressed eg. by the receiving of a nyūmonshiki or kikyōshiki) is not required.

The annual membership fee is 20 €. Ordained people are exempted from the fee (because the have ususally high expenses for the maintenance of their dharma center) The amount is payable to the following account:

EKŌ Gemeinschaft der Europäischen Shin-Buddhisten e.V.
Deutsche Bank
IBAN: DE57300700240645337700

Purpose: “Membership fee”

To enter the association please fill in and sign the following application form, and send it to the address mentioned inside:

Application form

The board decides about the membership.

Members of the Buddhist Association Jōdo Shinshū in Germany (BGJ-D are usually at the same time members of the EKŌ Assocation, if they checked the corresponding field in their membership bid. Who feels not vertain about it, may contact Rev. Kobs or Rev. Nottelmann.