Founder

“Flame of Hope” founder Ryokyu Endo

Ryokyu Endo: Born in Tokyo, Japan, he lived in New York City as a child. He is the chief priest of the Wada Ji Temple of the Jodo Sect (Japan), founder of Tao Shiatsu and Ki Shin Do (the Way of Ki and Heart), a musician, peace activist, and game inventor (Ninja Wars), among many other callings. He has written eight books and released six CDs.

He has students all over the world who are practicing the teachings of Tao Sangha’s Buddhist interfaith practice and Tao Shiatsu.