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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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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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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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