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This blog represents the best thinking of lay members of the Seattle Betsuin, who should not be considered authorities on Jodo Shinsu Buddhism. This is strictly lay contribution.
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Hello all, Folks here in Seattle Betsuin have been pretty busy as of late looking down the road on projects and gearing up for Bonodori this year. In the meantime, we want to call out an excellent bi-lingual Buddhist blog … Continue reading
In Japanese Buddhism the birth of Shakyamuni Buddha, the founder of Buddhism the religion, is celebrated on April 8th in a holiday called Hanamatsuri or the “flower festival” in English. In honor of the Buddha’s birthday, I wanted to pass … Continue reading
A visit to Dharma Exchange by Kenji Akahoshi unleashes a host of memories and a new experience: “a conspiracy of compassion.” Continue reading
Seattle Betsuin is hosting a lecture on Saturday, April 10th by Dr. Richard Payne, famous Buddhist scholar and faculty at the Institute of Buddhist studies: THE PUBLIC IS WELCOME! To the Spring English Seminar at Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple 1427 … Continue reading
This was an idea I thought of a while ago, but never had the time to put this post together. These are the kinds of things you might see as part of a Jodo Shinshu Buddhist service to Seattle Betsuin, … Continue reading