2013 / Nishi Betsuin Temple’s head minister to retire

Los Angeles Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple aka Los Angeles Nishi Betsuin announces its head minister Rimban Hiroshi Abiko will retire on August 31, 2013.

A luncheon to honor Rimban Hiroshi Abiko on his retirement from the Los Angeles Betsuin will be held on Sunday, August 25, at noon, at the Quiet Cannon event place, 901 North Via San Clemente,  in the Montebello Golf Course.

The luncheon will also honor Rimban Abiko for his 42 years of service as a the Buddhist Church of America minister, including 4 years and 8 months at the Los Angeles Nishi Betsuin, and at San Francisco, Palo Alto and San Jose Betsuin temples.