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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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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

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: … 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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Growing Up Behind Barbed Wire with Amy & Lilly Kato

Program includes the award winning documentary “Legacy of Heart Mountain” and personal reflections of Amy and Lilly Kato. Sunday, Sept 20th, 12:30-2:00pm, at the White River Buddhist Temple, 3625 Auburn Way N., Auburn, WA 98002.

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Northwest District Buddhist Convention highlights

Links to video taken at the NW District Buddhist Convention on February 14th, 2015. Rev. Harry Bridge’s keynote address A collection of convention videos courtesy of White River Buddhist Temple.

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Pacific Winter Seminar – Saturday 9 am

Registration is being held open through noon on Friday. This is a rare opportunity to hear Prof. Tomoyasu Naito, Professor Emeritus of Ryukoku University and Kangaku (highest academic rank of the Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-ha mother temple in Kyoto Japan). To … Continue reading

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NW District Convention booklet

Here is this weekend’s NW District Buddhist Convention program booklet in pdf format.

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