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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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General Buddhism Classes: “From India to Japan

Wednesday evenings from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm 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 … Continue reading

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Essentials of Pure Land Buddhism – Dr. Toshikazu Arai

Essentials of Pure Land Buddhism: Nembutsu, Shinjin and Birth in the Pure Land Speaker: Toshikazu Arai, PhD, Professor Emeritus Soai University English language seminar Friday, October 5th, 2018, 7 pm – 9 pm Saturday, October 6th, 1 pm to 4:30 … Continue reading

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Fundamentals of Shin

September 28 (Fri), 7:00 PM At the Tacoma Buddhist Temple 1717 S Fawcett Ave Tacoma, WA 98402 Presented by the Pacific Northwest Dharma Exchange Ever wondered why it’s so hard to give straightforward answers to people who ask you about … Continue reading

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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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Rev. Taijo Imanaka – Sunday, August 19th

Please join us in welcoming Rev. Taijo Imanaka, resident priest of Seattle Koyasan Buddhist Temple, who will be our guest speaker for this Sunday’s 10AM service at the Betsuin. Seattle Koyasan is a temple in the Shingon sect of Japanese … 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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