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2015 / Koyasan Buddhist Temple receiving visitors for praying, Jan.1 -3

Koyasan Buddhist Temple New Year's Day

On New Year’s Day in Japan, it is still a ritual that people visit a Buddhist temple or Shinto shrine to offer a prayer. Here in Los Angeles, Koyasan Buddhist Temple in Little Tokyo receives several thousand visitors during three-day-period for many years. Koyasan Temple holds Goma fire ritual ceremony on the New Year’s...
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2014 / Little Tokyo temple to open to accept New Year’s visiting, Jan 1,2,3

The Koyasan Buddhist Temple in Little Tokyo will open to accept New Year’s visiting (Hatsu Mode) from January 1 to 3, from 10 am to 5 pm. The services and rituals are open to the public. No admission required. In Japan, some Esoteric Buddhism temples and Shinto shrines draw a few millions visitors for...
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2013 / Little Tokyo temple to hold Hiroshima/Nagasaki memorial service, August 4

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The 68th commemorative service for the victims of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombs will be observed on Sunday, August 4, from 2 pm at Koyasan Buddhist Temple, 342 East First Street in Little Tokyo, Downtown Los Angeles. The American Society of Hiroshima/Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Survivors (ASA) and Koyasan Temple will co-sponsor the service...
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2013 / Little Tokyo temple to celebrate lunar New Year, Feb 3

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Koyasan Buddhist Temple in Little Tokyo will celebrate the New Year of the lunar calendar with an exorcism rite of tossing roasted soybeans or Mame-maki performance on Sunday, Feb. 3. The service for the lunar New Year will start at 1:30 pm. The cerebration for the New Year of the lunar calendar is also...
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2013 / First fire rite: Buddhist celebration on New Year’s Day

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Goma (fire ritual) service at Koyasan Buddhist Temple (Cultural News Photo) On New Year’s Day in Japan, it is still a ritual that people visit a Buddhist temple or Shinto shrine to offer a prayer. Here in Los Angeles, Koyasan Buddhist Temple in Little Tokyo receives several thousand visitors during three-day-period for many years....
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Public television KCET raises $90,000 during its benefit program for Japan

Public broadcasting station KCET in Los Angeles has raised a total of $90,304 during its special televised benefit for Japan. The show first aired live on KCET on May 24, from 8 pm to 11 pm, during which Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa made a special appearance. The show was rebroadcast on Saturday, May...
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Buddhist temples to offer memorial service for Japan quake victims, Mar 20 & 27

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March 20 (Sunday) 10:30 am,  Zenshuji Soto Mission at Little Tokyo The Great Tohoku Earthquake Disaster: A Memorial Ceremony for the Deceased and a Prayer for a Quick Recovery from the Disaster Sunday, March 20, 10:30 am Zenshuji Soto Mission, 123 South Hewitt Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012, (213) 624-8658 www.zenshuji.org From: Rev. Daigaku...
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New Year’s Day: Esoteric Buddhists to offer the first fire, Jan 1

New Year’s Day: Esoteric Buddhists to offer the first fire, Jan 1

The first day of the year is considered one of the most important days in many Asian countries. Visiting a Buddhist temple or Shinto shrine to offer a prayer on New Year’s Day is called Hatsu-Mode (first offering) in Japanese. In the Esoteric tradition of Buddhism, Goma (fire ritual) is an important rite to...
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Hiroshima-Nagasaki Atomic-bomb victims memorial in Little Tokyo, Aug 1

The 65the Commemorative Service of Hiroshima-Nagasaki A-Bomb Victimes will be held on August 1, from 2:00pm – 3:00pm at Koyasan Buddhist Temple, 342 East First Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012, (213) 624-1267. www.koyasanbetsuin.org The annual service is held to remember the victims who died and to support those who survived the atomic bomb blasts...
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