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Obon Festival at Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple, July 24-25

Obon Festival at Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple, July 24-25

OBON is a traditional event to honor and express gratitude to the spirits of our ancestors, those before us who provided us with the gift of life. As a Buddhist Memorial Day, we reflect on our interdependence to our ancestors to rejoice our opportunity to encounter the Buddha’s teachings. The Obon Festival is held...
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Data 2010 Apr 03: Kinnara Taiko

Kinnara Taiko is the oldest Japanese American Buddhist taiko group in North America, formed in 1969, and is named after the celestial musicians of Buddhism. As a Buddhist group, emphasis is placed on participation, self-awareness and discovering the joy in “just” playing. Kinnara is also based in the tradition of Japanese and Japanese American...
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