I believe that we can't change the fact that we became sick but we can change the meaning.

Naoji Miyamoto



When getting cancer, we can't help thinking of death. Looking the life in the terminal stage, we hold many questions we can't bear alone. But there are few places to talk about death. It's hard to talk to family because we care about each other. The pharmacist who took the tonsure after getting stomach cancer continues to open a place where cancer patients talk with each other. From ""Vihara" by the help of Buddha" by Vihara Medical Foundation facilitating Buddhist hospice. 


May 25, 2016

from “Oriori no Kotoba” by Kiyokazu Washida, The Asahi Shimbun