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2017 / Koyasan Buddhist Temple accepting prayers for New Year in Little Tokyo, Jan 1-3

“Fire Rire” ceremony at Koyasan Buddhist Temple in Little Tokyo set on Jan. 1, 2017, at 10AM Koyasan Buddhist Temple, 342 East First Street in Little Tokyo, will hold its “Fire Rite” on Jan. 1, 2017 at 10:00 am. Bishop Junkun Imamura will officiate the ceremony and kick off three-day New Year’s celebration in...
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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...
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2016 / Los Angeles Nisi Betsuin to host seminar and lunch with Rev. Masao Kodani, Oct. 8

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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...
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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 / 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,...
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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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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...
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