Dana for World Peace, Part 2

The NW District of Buddhist Churches of America (BCA) is going to hold its annual Convention in conjunction with the BCA National Council Meeting at the Hyatt Regency in Renton, Washington February 19 – 23, 2020. Seattle Betsuin is hosting both these big conferences. The theme is “Dana for World Peace”. We took this theme from the slogan of our sect, Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-ha. Our Gomonshu also mentioned this slogan in his New Year greeting message. (Please see the January Wheel of Dharma.)

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Save the dates: NW District Convention February 21-23

by Rimban Katsuya Kusunoki

The NW District of BCA is going to hold its annual convention in conjunction with the BCA National Council Meeting at the Hyatt Regency in Renton, Washington in February 2020. Seattle Betsuin is hosting both these big conferences. The theme is “Dana for World Peace,” which mirrors the 2020 thrust of our sect, Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-ha. Our Gomonshu also mentioned this in his New Year’s Greeting. (Please see the 2019 January Wheel of Dharma.) Continue reading “Save the dates: NW District Convention February 21-23”

2019 Fall Taiko Workshops

MAKE SOME NOISE FOR FALL!!
2019 FALL TAIKO WORKSHOP: Hosted by Seattle Matsuri Taiko

Seattle Buddhist Temple Matsuri Taiko will be holding an 8 session workshop for persons ages 11 thru adult. The workshop will cover basic taiko rhythms, sticking and movement as well as playing dynamics as a group. With these skills, participants will learn to play a fun dynamic taiko song!

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