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: A Story of Shinran”
Get to know the Japanese Buddhist priest Shinran through his dramatic encounter with the ferocious mountain ascetic Bennen.
12 Noon 日本語公演: 『四門出遊』
Japanese language performance: “The Journey Out of the Four Gates”
Discover the courage and vision of Siddhartha Gotama, the founder of Buddhism, as he left a life of wealth and privilege to seek the path to awakening.
All performances are free and open to the public. Please plan to attend!
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.