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Seattle Pride Parade

+ . On Sunday, June 25th, over 120 temple members expressed their support and Pride in the temple’s commitment to inclusivity in sharing Amida Buddha’s boundless wisdom and compassion, treating all with respect and dignity by marching in the Seattle … Continue reading

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International Ministerial Orientation Program (IMOP) visit to Seattle Betsuin

This weekend two Japanese ministers, Reverends Chikako Tsuyama and Yugo Fujita, will visit us and give Dharma talks in both English and Japanese. Reverends Tsuyama and Fujita are part of the 2015 IMOP class from our mother temple the Nishi … Continue reading

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Growing Up Behind Barbed Wire with Amy & Lilly Kato

Program includes the award winning documentary “Legacy of Heart Mountain” and personal reflections of Amy and Lilly Kato. Sunday, Sept 20th, 12:30-2:00pm, at the White River Buddhist Temple, 3625 Auburn Way N., Auburn, WA 98002.

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Northwest District Buddhist Convention highlights

Links to video taken at the NW District Buddhist Convention on February 14th, 2015. Rev. Harry Bridge’s keynote address A collection of convention videos courtesy of White River Buddhist Temple.

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Pacific Winter Seminar – Saturday 9 am

Registration is being held open through noon on Friday. This is a rare opportunity to hear Prof. Tomoyasu Naito, Professor Emeritus of Ryukoku University and Kangaku (highest academic rank of the Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-ha mother temple in Kyoto Japan). To … Continue reading

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NW District Convention booklet

Here is this weekend’s NW District Buddhist Convention program booklet in pdf format.

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Tacoma Buddhist Temple 100th Golf Tournament

As part of the Tacoma Buddhist Temple’s Centennial celebration a golf tournament will be held on Saturday, August 9th, 2014, 12:30PM Tee off. Meadow Park Golf Course. $65 fee includes green fee, cart & dinner from Miyabi at the Tacoma … Continue reading

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Japanese language lecture – Rev. Kiyonobu Kuwahara

親鸞聖人からのメッセージ -正信偈に込められた想い- ④道綽禅師 Rev. Kiyonobu Kuwahara continues his Japanese language lecture series on the Shoshinge on Saturday, January 19th, 1PM to 4PM. The focus of this installment will be on Tao-cho (jp. Dōshaku) the 4th Patriarch of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism. … Continue reading

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Letter from Shinran Shonin – His message in the Shoshinge

Please join us on Saturday, January 19th, from 9AM to 12N for an English language workshop on Shinran Shonin’s Shoshinge (The Hymn of True Faith) presented by Rev. Kiyonobu Kuwahara. Rev. Kuwahara is the co-director of the Center for Buddhist … Continue reading

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Volunteers needed to chair Sunday services

No experience needed! Interested Sangha members please e-mail your name, phone number and the date of the Sunday(s) you are available to the temple at religiousdepartment@seattlebetsuin.com. Service chairs are asked to arrive at the temple by 9:35AM for a quick … Continue reading

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