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Save the date for Japanese clothing giveaway

Japanese Clothing & SBBWA Items Giveaway Save the date!  On Sunday, September 30, 11:30am to 1:00pm, the Temple Archives Committee and Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Women’s Association (SBBWA)  will hold a Clothing and Item Giveaway in the Temple Gym. The Archives … Continue reading

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Welcome dinner for college students

College Welcome Dinner Come meet Seattle College YBA (Young Buddhist Association) members and make new friends! When: Saturday October 13, 2018 5:30-8:30 pm Who: Open for all students ages 18-26. What: Service with Rinban Kusunoki, a home cooked meal and … Continue reading

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Buddhist Book Group: fall 2018 readings

October – We will forego our Book Study Group and encourage members to attend Dr. Arai’s lectures on October 5th and 6th. November 3 – The Book of Tea – Kazuko Okakura  (widely available at libraries and at Amazon here) … Continue reading

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Buddhist book group meets September 8

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 … Continue reading

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