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The mission of the Seattle Buddhist Church is “to promote, protect and share the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha.” We hope you find what you need here to join or deepen your connection to our religious community known as the Sangha.

Next book group meeting is July 7

The next book group meeting is Saturday, July 7 in the temple's Memorial Hall.

Ethics of Elightenment: Essays and Sermons in Search of a Buddhist Ethic, by Ron Nakasone, has been chosen for that discussion. (Title above is linked to amazon.com where it is available for a low price.)

Time is 9:30-11:30. Everyone is welcome to bring a sack lunch and stay afterwards for more conversation. The event is free.

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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. Times are 4-10 p.m., July 21 and 3-8 p.m., July 22.

Since Bon Odori is a Buddhist event, as always, each day's dancing will be preceded by a short Buddhist service. New this year: Buddhism 101, brief lecture on Jodo Shinshu Buddhism right before the services.

Dance practice dates:  July 9-12, and 16, 17: 7:30 p.m.

You have multiple ways to get updates.  Follow us on instagram: @SeattleBonOdori and check us out on Facebook.

 

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Save the date for Tools for Spiritual Wellness -- Women in Buddhism Conference

Registration is open for the Sixth Annual Women in Buddhism Conference
"Tools for Spiritual Wellness"


Saturday, September 22, 2018
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m
Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple
1417 South Main Street, Seattle, WA 98144


Keynote speakers


Carmela Javellana Hirano, MD                                              Elizabeth Myoen Sykes, PhD
Integrative Psychiatrist                                                            Counselor, LMCHA
Founder, Sanctuary for Healing & Integration               Japanese Soto Zen Practitioner
Asst. Minister, Salt Lake City Buddhist Temple            Topic: "Deep Listening and
Co-Director, Eco Sangha at Seattle U              ...

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