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May 4 Seminar features Rev. Dr. Nobuo Haneda

Seattle Buddhist Temple welcomes Rev. Dr. Nobuo Haneda Friday, May 4, 7 pm in the temple’s Memorial Hall Chapel Please join Rev. Haneda in a discussion titled What is the Hongan? Shinran’s Meeting with Honen  

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Next book group discussion April 14

We will discuss “The Contemplation Sutra” at our next book group meeting which runs from 9:30 to 11:30 on Saturday, April 14.  If you have a copy of the three Pure Land Sutras, no need to buy another book. Meeting takes place … Continue reading

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Kids Summer Program (KSP) returns June 25-29

20th Year of the Kids Summer Program (KSP) June 25-June 29, 2018 1427 S. Main St, Seattle, WA  98144 Seattle Buddhist Temple Activities: Daily Buddhist Service Introduction to Japanese Language Taiko Drumming & Martial Arts Japanese Cooking, Crafts & Games … Continue reading

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Bon Odori July 21,22: save the dates

Mark your calendars for the annual Bon Odori festival, July 21, 22. Join us for traditional Japanese dance, food, drinks, cultural displays, and a beer garden with live music and happy hour. Dance practice dates:  July 11, 12, and 16, … Continue reading

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Taiko for all ages

September 30, Taste of Taiko Workshop,  Ages: 8-110 Play taiko for a day! Saturday, September 30th 10 am- 12 pm *Learn basics of how to hit the drum and play a simple song! *2 hrs of solid fun! Donation: $5 Or sign … Continue reading

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Meditation time change, Sept. programs, fundraiser for women’s shelters

Starting this month, we will have a slightly longer Sunday meditation period; instead of following the Sunday service as it has in the past year, it will happen before the service from 9 to 9:40 a.m. Dharma School (Sunday School for … Continue reading

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White River sponsors Body and Mind Seminar Sept. 16

On Saturday, September 16, White River Buddhist Temple is offering a Body and Mind Seminar, from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Susan Gilkey, M.D. and minister’s assistant at Chicago Buddhist Temple, will offer a two-part session of yoga exercise and meditation. … Continue reading

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Buddhist Women’s Conference returns Sept. 23

After a year’s hiatus, the temple’s almost-annual Women in Buddhism conference is returning September 23, 2017. The theme for the day is “Buddhist Paths: Women’s Choices.” Three outstanding guest presenters have committed to sharing their knowledge and expertise that day: Rev. Carol Himaka, … Continue reading

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Bon Odori July 15, 16/No AM Sunday Service July 16

Celebrate the 85th anniversary of Bon Odori, Seattle’s annual Japanese cultural festival to honor ancestors and friends who have passed.  Dates and times are July 15, 4-10 pm and July 16, 3-8 pm. As always, you can expect to see taiko drumming, martial … Continue reading

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Register today for the NW Buddhist women’s conference

Buddhist Women’s Association conference:  October  7-9, 2016 All Buddhists or those interested in learning more about Buddhism are invited to attend the 44th NW Buddhist Women’s Association District Conference on October 7 – 9, 2016  at the Bellevue, WA Westin … Continue reading

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