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General Buddhism Classes: “From India to Japan

Wednesday evenings from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm September 12th, 19th, 26th & October 10th & 24th no class on October 3rd or 17th) All classes will be held at the temple Join us for this 5 week course on … Continue reading

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Essentials of Pure Land Buddhism – Dr. Toshikazu Arai

Essentials of Pure Land Buddhism: Nembutsu, Shinjin and Birth in the Pure Land Speaker: Toshikazu Arai, PhD, Professor Emeritus Soai University English language seminar Friday, October 5th, 2018, 7 pm – 9 pm Saturday, October 6th, 1 pm to 4:30 … Continue reading

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Fundamentals of Shin

September 28 (Fri), 7:00 PM At the Tacoma Buddhist Temple 1717 S Fawcett Ave Tacoma, WA 98402 Presented by the Pacific Northwest Dharma Exchange Ever wondered why it’s so hard to give straightforward answers to people who ask you about … Continue reading

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Rev. Takashi Miyaji – Sunday, August 26th

Our guest speaker on Sunday morning, August 26th at 10 AM will be Rev. Takashi Miyaji of the Tacoma Buddhist Temple. Sensei grew up in Los Angeles, CA, graduated from UC Berkeley, obtained his Master’s degree from the Institute of … Continue reading

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Rev. Taijo Imanaka – Sunday, August 19th

Please join us in welcoming Rev. Taijo Imanaka, resident priest of Seattle Koyasan Buddhist Temple, who will be our guest speaker for this Sunday’s 10AM service at the Betsuin. Seattle Koyasan is a temple in the Shingon sect of Japanese … Continue reading

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Tacoma – Seattle Softball Game

Come join the fun for a softball game between the Tacoma and Seattle Buddhist Temples on Saturday, August 25th, 2pm, at Brown’s Point Elementary School, 1526 51st Street NE, Tacoma, WA 98422. Players please sign up by emailing Joe Gotchy … Continue reading

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Rev. Dr. Ken Tanaka – The Heart of Shin Buddhism

A free seminar with renowned Jodo Shinshu scholar and author Rev. Dr. Ken Tanaka on Sunday, August 26th, 1:00 to 4:30 pm at the Seattle Betsuin Hondo. Click more for the program flyer.

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Tomoshie – Hearing the Dharma through Shadowgraphs

Sunday, September 16th, 10AM Live at the Seattle Betsuin This dynamic group of young Jodo Shinshu Buddhist priests from Japan will perform shadowgraph storytelling followed by Dharma talks on the theme of the stories. 10AM English Performance: “Bennen’s Joy: A … Continue reading

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Seattle Pride Parade

+ . On Sunday, June 25th, over 120 temple members expressed their support and Pride in the temple’s commitment to inclusivity in sharing Amida Buddha’s boundless wisdom and compassion, treating all with respect and dignity by marching in the Seattle … Continue reading

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International Ministerial Orientation Program (IMOP) visit to Seattle Betsuin

This weekend two Japanese ministers, Reverends Chikako Tsuyama and Yugo Fujita, will visit us and give Dharma talks in both English and Japanese. Reverends Tsuyama and Fujita are part of the 2015 IMOP class from our mother temple the Nishi … Continue reading

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