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2016 / Zenshuji to host Dharma Talk by a dispatched priest from Japan with translation by Rev. Daigaku Rumme, Sept. 18

Forwarded for Zenshuji Soto Mission, September 08, 2016 Dear Zenshuji members and friends, We are happy to announce that Zenshuji will host a Special Dharma Talk by a dispatched priest, Rev. Hosho Kurata from Japan on Sunday, September 18th at 11:30 am after the 11:00 am Higan-E service. His lecture is entitled, “Now, Here,...
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2016 / Uniting Latino and Japanese communities event over 1st Street Bridge, Sept. 10

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Forwarded for Zenshuji Soto Mission Cross That Bridge Bridging Communities by Walking Across the 1st Street Bridge 9:30 AM at Self Help Graphics & Art, 1300 East 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033 10:30 AM, Walk the 1st Street Bridge 11:00 AM at Zenshuji Soto Mission, 123 South Hewitt Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012.  ...
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2016 / Introduction to Zen Mediation, May 12 – June 9

Forwarded for Zenshuji Soto Mission Rev. Kojima will be offering another Introduction to Zen Meditation lecture series starting on May 12th in English. It will be four Thursday evenings from 7:15 pm to 8:30 pm. Rev. Kojima would be focusing on individuals and their zazen postures, so the class will be limited to 12...
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2016 / A film depicting a kaleidoscopic portrait of an unconventional 93-year-old Japanese-American Zen monk, April 27 & April 29

Film Zen and Bones

Film: Zen and Bones  (Henry Mittwer / Zen to hone) Director Takayuki Nakamura, 2016, 123 min   Los Angeles Asia Pacific Film Festival Wednesday, April 27, 6:30 pm at Downtown Independent, 251 South Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012, General admission $14 http://laapff.festpro.com/films/detail/zen_and_bones_2016   University of Southern California / Shinso Ito Center for Japanese...
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2015/Zen master to demonstrate calligraphy and talk at cultural center in Little Tokyo, Sept. 15

Shodo Harada Roshi

The One Drop Zendo of Los Angeles will present “Calligraphy Demonstration and Talk” by Japanese Zen Master Shodo Harada Roshi of Sogen-ji Monastery in Okayama on Sept. 15, from 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, 244 South San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. Free admission For...
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2015 / Zenshuji Soto Temple to host Buddhism lecture by a dispatched priest from Japan, Sept. 13

Rev Shiju Sakagawa

Zenshuji Soto Temple in Little Tokyo will host a Special Dharma Talk by a dispatched priest, Rev. Shiju Sakagawa from Hokkaido, Japan on Sunday, Sept. 13 at 11:30 am after the 11:00 am Higan-E service. Rev. Sakagawa’s lecture is entitled, “The Easy Way to Become a Buddha”. Rev. Sakagawa graduated from Komazawa University and...
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Zen master Dr. Wako Kato’s bio

Dr Wako Kato

Dr. Wako Kazumitsu Kato is Professor Emeritus of California State University Los Angeles and Professor Emeritus of Nagoya University of Foreign Studies in Japan. Dr.  Kato is an ordained Zen monk, and served at Zenshuji Soto Mission since 1963. He was chief priest of Fuganji in Nara, Japan. He has written at least 8 books,...
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2015 / Four Thursdays’ evening for Introduction to Zen Meditation lecture from Aug 6

Introduction to Zen Meditation

Rev. Shumyo Kojima of Zenshuji Soto Mission will be offering an Introduction to Zen Meditation lecture series starting on August 6 in English. It will be four Thursday evenings from 7:15 pm to 8:30 pm. Rev. Kojima would like to focus on individuals and their zazen postures, so the class will be limited to...
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2015 / Zenshuji Lecture “History of Buddhism” March 28

Dr Wako Kato

Zenshuji Soto Mission presents “History of Buddhism” lectured by Rev. Wako Kazumitsu Kato, Ph.D., monthly at its venue, 123 South Hewitt Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. The lecture will be conducted in English. www.zenshuji.org The next class will take place on Saturday, March 28, at 11:00 a.m. This series is open to all and...
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