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.
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 at email@example.com
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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 Buddhist Studies and is completing his doctoral dissertation on Shin Buddhist Ethics at Ryukoku University in Kyoto Japan. The Tacoma Buddhist Church is sensei's first temple assignment which began in December of last year.
Live at the Seattle Betsuin on Sunday, September 16th, 10AM
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 Story of Shinran"
Get to know the Japanese Buddhist priest Shinran through his dramatic encounter with the ferocious mountain ascetic Bennen.
12 Noon 日本語公演: 『四門出遊』
Japanese language performance: "The Journey Out of the Four Gates"
Discover the courage and vision of Siddhartha Gotama, the founder of Buddhism, as he left a life of wealth and privilege to seek the path to awakening.
All performances are free and open to the public. Please plan to attend!
The Buddhist book group will meet Saturday, September 8 from 9:30 to 11:30 at the temple. Discussion is free but donations are appreciated. Bring a sack lunch if you wish to continue the informal discussion following the meeting.
This month's book is Mark Epstein's Going to Pieces Without Falling Apart.
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
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 ...