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Save the date for “Tools for Spiritual Wellness — Women in Buddhism Conference

Registration is open for the Sixth Annual Women in Buddhism Conference “Tools for Spiritual Wellness” Saturday, September 22, 2018 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple 1417 South Main Street, Seattle, WA 98144 Keynote speakers Carmela Javellana Hirano, … Continue reading

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Next book group meeting is July 7

The next book group meeting is Saturday, July 7 in the temple’s Memorial Hall. Ethics of Elightenment: Essays and Sermons in Search of a Buddhist Ethic, by Ron Nakasone, has been chosen for that discussion. (Title above is linked to amazon.com … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Taiko for all ages

September 30, Taste of Taiko Workshop,  Ages: 8-110 Play taiko for a day! Saturday, September 30th 10 am- 12 pm *Learn basics of how to hit the drum and play a simple song! *2 hrs of solid fun! Donation: $5 Or sign … Continue reading

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Meditation time change, Sept. programs, fundraiser for women’s shelters

Starting this month, we will have a slightly longer Sunday meditation period; instead of following the Sunday service as it has in the past year, it will happen before the service from 9 to 9:40 a.m. Dharma School (Sunday School for … Continue reading

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White River sponsors Body and Mind Seminar Sept. 16

On Saturday, September 16, White River Buddhist Temple is offering a Body and Mind Seminar, from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Susan Gilkey, M.D. and minister’s assistant at Chicago Buddhist Temple, will offer a two-part session of yoga exercise and meditation. … Continue reading

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Buddhist Women’s Conference returns Sept. 23

After a year’s hiatus, the temple’s almost-annual Women in Buddhism conference is returning September 23, 2017. The theme for the day is “Buddhist Paths: Women’s Choices.” Three outstanding guest presenters have committed to sharing their knowledge and expertise that day: Rev. Carol Himaka, … Continue reading

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Bon Odori July 15, 16/No AM Sunday Service July 16

Celebrate the 85th anniversary of Bon Odori, Seattle’s annual Japanese cultural festival to honor ancestors and friends who have passed.  Dates and times are July 15, 4-10 pm and July 16, 3-8 pm. As always, you can expect to see taiko drumming, martial … 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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