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 Buddhism!
Seattle Buddhist Temple’s head minister, Rev. Katsu Kusunoki, will present a five week course on Buddhism beginning with the life of the historical Buddha (Siddhartha Gautama). Classes follow the migration of Buddhist teachings from India into China and the eventual arrival in Japan. The classes are free and open to the public.
Class topics will include:
Life of the historical Buddha
The abiding Three Treasures
After parinirvana of the Buddha, distinct traditions form
Buddhism encounters Indian and Chinese civilizations
Buddhism arrives and flourishes in Japan
Rev. Kusunoki is a graduate of Miyazaki University where he majored in primary education. His advanced training includes the Hongwanji-ha Rituals course for leaders (Gonshiki). He is certified in Special Rituals within the Buddhist Churches of America. As a hobby he enjoys watching and playing baseball and softball.2018-0912 General Buddhsim Classes flyer Shakyamuni photo24 Sept Oct Wednesday evening classes