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Kids’ Summer Program canceled

Unfortunately, and after much consideration, the Kids Summer Program is canceled this year due to the school calendar being extended. The extreme weather has pushed the end of school into the KSP week. With the 4th of July holiday and … Continue reading

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Buddhist Book Group –April 1

The Buddhist Book Study Group will meet on Saturday, April 1st to discuss a work by Hiromichi Mukaibo called A Life Resurrected. This is a story of a man who, due to an accident in his youth, lost the use … Continue reading

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Register today for the NW Buddhist women’s conference

Buddhist Women’s Association conference:  October  7-9, 2016 All Buddhists or those interested in learning more about Buddhism are invited to attend the 44th NW Buddhist Women’s Association District Conference on October 7 – 9, 2016  at the Bellevue, WA Westin … Continue reading

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Participate in Fred Meyer rewards and benefit temple

FRED MEYER REWARDS PROGRAM For those who have signed up for Fred Meyer Rewards Card to benefit the Seattle Buddhist Temple, please look for an email from the Fred Meyer Community Rewards Program and re-enroll in the program.  The re-enrollment … Continue reading

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Five ways to support Seattle Buddhist Temple

1. Open up a Bartell Drugs Community Caring Card and present the card at check-out. Qualifying purchases earn up to 4% as a donation from Bartell to the Temple. There is no additional cost to you, as the donation is … Continue reading

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Ganjin lives, part 1

My first wife, Linda Luebke, was very impressed by the heroic story of Ganjin. When I was first assigned to Seattle Betsuin in 1986, our two sons were young and Linda became very involved in the Betsuin choir, Dharma School … Continue reading

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Ganjin Lives, part 2

Arigatai, what a great word! As Rev. Chijun Yakumo wrote in his wonderful book “Thank You: Namo Amida Butsu,” “I believe arigatai is a term that arises naturally when we sense the intricacy of karma in our life and the … Continue reading

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Temple board and cabinet

Current Cabinet (2 year term): President:        Alan Hoshino 1st VP:              Calvin Terada 2nd VP:            Tyler Moriguchi  (communications@seattlebetsuin.com) 3rd VP:             Ken Kubota Recording Secretary:   Craig Nakashima Corresponding Sec.:    Steph Ojima Treasurer:        Howard … Continue reading

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Buddhist study group meets April 16

The next meeting of the Buddhist Study Group will take place on March 12.   The book for this month is Ken Tanaka’s “Buddhism on Air, which is described this way in the Buddhist Churches of America (BCA) bookstore blurb.  … Continue reading

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Change in Sunday meditation time

Starting Sunday, May 31, the weekly meditation session is moving from an 8:45 a.m. start time to a 10:55 a.m. start time. Immediately following the regular 10 a.m. Sunday English-language service, anyone interested in meditation will meet in the room … Continue reading

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