30 Japanese Buddhism

2016/ Los Angeles County Museum of Art “Japanese Painting: From the Zen Mind” Jun. 11 – Dec. 18

                                Los Angeles County Museum of Art Japanese Painting: From the Zen Mind June 11 –December 18, 2016 Japanese Painting: From the Zen Mind explores various approaches to Zen subjects, from the teachings of Zen and the experience of...
Read more »

Tags: ,
Posted in 10 Los Angeles and its vicinities, 1000 Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 25 Buddhist Art, 30 Japanese Buddhism, Japanese Art | Comments Off on 2016/ Los Angeles County Museum of Art “Japanese Painting: From the Zen Mind” Jun. 11 – Dec. 18

2016 / Los Angeles Nisi Betsuin to host seminar and lunch with Rev. Masao Kodani, Oct. 8

CN Icon Touch Red Logo

Nishi Adult Buddhist Association 60th Anniversary Celebration Seminar “Being a Buddhist in America” Guest speaker: Rev. Masao Kodani Join our celebration of Nishi ABA’s 60th anniversary, a seminar and lunch with Rev. Masao Kodani at the Los Angeles Betsuin. Bring your family and friends. Saturday, October 8, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm $10 includes...
Read more »

Tags: , ,
Posted in 1 Little Tokyo, 10 Nishi Hongwanji Los Angeles Betsuin, 11 Senshin Buddhist Temple, Association / Temple | Comments Off on 2016 / Los Angeles Nisi Betsuin to host seminar and lunch with Rev. Masao Kodani, Oct. 8

2016 / Bon Odori in Southern California, Jun. 11 – Aug. 14

Obon Festival and Bonodori at Japanese Buddhist temples + June 11 (Saturday) Arizona Obon Festival: 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Bonodori at 6:45 pm at Arizona Buddhist Temple in Phoenix + June 18- 19, Sun Valley Obon Festival: Saturday, 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Bonodori at 7:00 pm; Sunday, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm,...
Read more »

Tags: , ,
Posted in 30 Japanese Buddhism, 50 Bon Odori, Event & Program | Comments Off on 2016 / Bon Odori in Southern California, Jun. 11 – Aug. 14

2016 / Los Angeles to celebrate Buddha’s Birth at Little Tokyo, April 3

LA Buddhist Hanamatsuri

Los Angeles Buddhist Temple Federation with members of 8 Japanese temples annually observes a special Hanamatsuri service to celebrate the Buddha’s birth. This year’s Hanamatsuri service will be held at Japanese American Cultural & Community Center, 244 South San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012, on Sunday, April 3 from 1:00 pm. Hanamatsuri event...
Read more »

Tags: , ,
Posted in 1 Little Tokyo, 1020 Japanese American Cultural and Community Center / Aratani Theatre, 30 Japanese Buddhism, 35 Hanamatsuri, Event & Program | Comments Off on 2016 / Los Angeles to celebrate Buddha’s Birth at Little Tokyo, April 3

2015 / Koyasan Buddhist Temple to present family festival in Little Tokyo, Oct. 18

Koyasan Family Festival

Koyasan Buddhist Temple in Little Tokyo presents the First Annual Koyasan Family Festival on Sunday, Oct 18 from 11am at its venue, 342 East First Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. (213) 624-1267 The festival provides foods and drinks, raffle drawings and beanbag contest. There will be Japanese amulets and calligraphy for sale. From 1:00...
Read more »

Tags: ,
Posted in 1 Little Tokyo, 20 Esoteric Buddhism, 30 Japanese Buddhism, Association / Temple, Event & Program, Meet in Little Tokyo | Comments Off on 2015 / Koyasan Buddhist Temple to present family festival in Little Tokyo, Oct. 18

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...
Read more »

Tags: , ,
Posted in 1 Little Tokyo, 10 Los Angeles and its vicinities, 10 Zen Buddhism, 30 Japanese Buddhism, 9100 Little Tokyo | Comments Off on 2015 / Zenshuji Soto Temple to host Buddhism lecture by a dispatched priest from Japan, Sept. 13

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,...
Read more »

Tags: , , ,
Posted in 10 Zen Buddhism, 30 Japanese Buddhism | Comments Off on Zen master Dr. Wako Kato’s bio

2015 / Buddhism lecture in English: “History of Buddhism” by Dr. Wako Kato, June 27

Dr Wako Kato

Dr. Wako Kato’s History of Buddhism in English class will be held on Saturday June 27 at 11am. Dr. Kato has continued with historical teachings, and spoke last time on the concept of “no self” among other topics. This series is open to all and free with light refreshments. Zenshuji Soto Mission presents “History...
Read more »

Tags: , ,
Posted in 1 Little Tokyo, 30 Japanese Buddhism | Comments Off on 2015 / Buddhism lecture in English: “History of Buddhism” by Dr. Wako Kato, June 27

2015 / Little Tokyo to celebrate Buddha’s birth, April 12

 “Hanamatsuri” – the Commemorative Service of Buddha’s Birth – Gathering of Traditional Japanese Buddhist Temples Sunday, April 12, 1:00 pm Koyasan Buddhist Temple, Little Tokyo Los Angeles Buddhist Temple Federation, consists of seven local temples, observes the annual special service called “Hanamatsuri” to celebrate the Buddha’s birth on Sunday, April 12 at 1:00 pm...
Read more »

Tags: ,
Posted in 10 Los Angeles and its vicinities, 30 Japanese Buddhism, Event & Program | Comments Off on 2015 / Little Tokyo to celebrate Buddha’s birth, April 12