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The mission of the Seattle Buddhist Church is “to promote, protect and share the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha.” We hope you find what you need here to join or deepen your connection to our religious community known as the Sangha.

May 4 Seminar features Rev. Dr. Nobuo Haneda

Seattle Buddhist Temple
welcomes
Rev. Dr. Nobuo Haneda


Friday, May 4, 7 pm
in the temple's Memorial Hall Chapel


Please join Rev. Haneda in a discussion titled
What is the Hongan?
Shinran's Meeting with Honen


Rev. Dr. Nobuo Haneda is a dynamic Dharma teacher who combines scholarship and passion in his presentations. His perspectives and insights into Shinran Shonin teachings will offer participants an opportunity to expand their understanding and experience of Jodo Shin Buddhism.


Rev. Haneda was born in Nagano, Japan. He graduated from the Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, majoring in Russian. Having come to the U.S.A. in 1971, he received the Ph.D. in Buddhist Studies from the University of Wisconsin in 1979. He served as a lecturer at the Otani University in Kyoto, Japan, 1979-1981; dean and head professor at the I.B.S. in Berkeley, 1984-1985; and a researcher at ...

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Buddhist book group to join Haneda lecture May 4

In lieu of it monthly meeting, the Buddhist book group will attend the May 4 lecture by Rev. Dr. Nobuo Haneda.

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Kids Summer Program (KSP) returns June 25-29

20th Year of the Kids Summer Program (KSP)
June 25-June 29, 2018
1427 S. Main St, Seattle, WA  98144
Seattle Buddhist Temple


Activities:
Daily Buddhist Service
Introduction to Japanese Language
Taiko Drumming & Martial Arts
Japanese Cooking, Crafts & Games
Japanese American “Nikkei” Culture
Visit the Keiro Nursing Home
Student Performances and Classroom Displays on Friday


Open to all children entering 1st-8th grade in the Fall of 2018
*Registration begins March 4, 2018
*Parents/Guardians are encouraged to volunteer
*Class size is limited
*Certified teachers for each class: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th/7th & 7th/8th


To apply, please email us at KSP.Seattle@live.com and request a registration form.


 Due to the popularity of our program, spaces fill up quickly. Please note that Temple Members have priority in registering until March 18th. All applicants will be notified of their acceptance within 3 weeks of their application. Full payment, or ...

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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 p.m., July 22.

Dance practice dates:  July 9-12, and 16, 17: 7:30 p.m.

You have multiple ways to get updates.  Follow us on instagram: @SeattleBonOdori and check us out on Facebook.

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