Posts Categorized: Teachings

Temple Refuge Circle – Oct thru early Dec ‘Season’

(a ‘refuge’ is a safe place – every Buddhist takes ‘refuge’ in the Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha)   This Tuesday group is a small meditation- & awareness-focused Practice ‘circuit’ meant for people who have been exploring Buddhism but wish to improve in: Meditation (25mins), Loving-Kindness,

Upcoming Buddhism 101

buddha-sepia-emanating-banner-1200-940x629 Interested in Buddhism and how it can be a part of your daily life? Then join us on Thursdays, 7:30 – 8:30 pm as the fundamentals of Buddhism will be introduced and discussed. There will be 8 consecutive sessions beginning October 12 through November 30,

Buddhism 101

buddha-sepia-emanating-banner-1200-940x629 Interested in Buddhism and how it can be a part of your daily life? Then join us on Thursdays, 7:30 – 8:30 pm as the fundamentals of Buddhism will be introduced and discussed. There will be 8 consecutive sessions beginning February 9 through March 23,

Hana matsuri this coming Sunday

                Hana Matsuri means ‘flower festival’ and in Jodo Shinshu is celebrated as the Birthday of the Buddha. Each sangha member  attending will have an opportunity to bathe the Buddha statue in sweet tea and offer a flower.

Thursday Evening Services – the 6 ‘Perfections’

We will next be in week 3 of our Thursday evenings examining/exploring/discussing the 6 Paramitas or 6 Perfections at the normal 7:30PM Temple Service. Here are the readings that we will start with so you can read them in advance if you like. (please print