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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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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 … 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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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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Register today for the NW Buddhist women’s conference

Buddhist Women’s Association conference:  October  7-9, 2016 All Buddhists or those interested in learning more about Buddhism are invited to attend the 44th NW Buddhist Women’s Association District Conference on October 7 – 9, 2016  at the Bellevue, WA Westin … Continue reading

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Human Nature within Buddha Nature

Rev. Dr. Kenji Akahoshi, longtime workshop facilitator who spent part of his ministerial orientation period at our temple is presenting a workshop, Human Nature within Buddha Nature: Waking up to a Path of Harmony, August 8-10, 2014 at the Quaker … Continue reading

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Japanese language seminar: 親鸞聖人からのメッセージ – 正信偈に込められた想い

Japanese language seminar, Sat, 9/17/11, 1:30-5PM, with Rev. Kiyonobu Kuwahara. Continue reading

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Sarana Affirmation Service (Kie Shiki)

If you have yet to receive a Buddhist Name (Homyo) please consider taking advantage of an opportunity to participate in a Sarana Affirmation Service (Kie Shiki) at the temple on Sunday, August 7, 2011 at 12:00 noon. The affirmation will … Continue reading

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