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Rainbow of Infinite Light: LGBTQ in Shin Buddhism Seminar

Date: Saturday, November 18th, 2017
Time: 10 am – 4 pm (check in begins at 9:15 am)
Location: Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple, 1427 S. Main Street, Seattle, WA 98144

Ticket Price: $40 (Students $20) which includes a box lunch (vegetarian option available)

On-line registration is here. Registrations will be accepted the day of the event.

The Buddhist Churches of America's (BCA) Center for Buddhist Education and the Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple jointly present "Rainbow of Infinite Light", a seminar devoted to exploring the Shin Buddhist teachings related to the LGBTQ individuals.

During the day-long seminar, participants will explore Shin Buddhism's historical and modern relationship with sexuality, gender and love. This event will include engaging speakers, personal stories and participant discussions on the topic of Buddhism and LGBTQ inclusion.

All are welcome to join us for an educational and engaging event for those interested in ...

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Next Buddhist book group December 9

The discussion runs from 9:30 to 11:30. Everyone is welcome to stay and eat lunch after that.

Continuing the reading and discussion we began on October 7,  we will move forward on the Larger Sutra, translated by Hisao Inagaki, from the start of Part 2 up until page 290 in the "Larger" Larger Sutra book.  If you are using a different version, read up to section 34.

If you are feeling festive, please go ahead and bring something special to eat for Bodhi Day.  If not, no worries - just bring yourself!

Other titles we are interested in reading soon:

The Buddhist World of Awakening –  by T. Shigaraki
The Natural Way of Shin Buddhism – By Tabrah and Matsumoto
My Pure Land – by Hiro Sachiya

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Welcome dinner for college students Oct 21

Attention college students ages 17 - 26 who are looking for a temple away from home. Please join us for the Seattle Buddhist Temple's College Welcome Dinner.











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