East Meets West

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Winter Pacific Seminar – 21st Century

East Meets West

Jodo Shinshu from the Higashi and Nishi Perspective

Presented by the Institute of Buddhist Studies & BCA Center for Buddhist Education

Keynote Speakers:
Dr. Mark Blum
Japanese Studies, University of California, Berkeley (English/Japanese)
Rev. Henry Adams
Resident Minister, San Mateo Buddhist Temple (Japanese/English)

“The History of the Split” presented by:
Rev. David Matsumoto
Director, Contemporary Shin Buddhist Studies, IBS (English)
Rev. Kiyonobu Kuwahara
Co-Director, BCA Center for Buddhist Education (Japanese)

Panelists for English and Japanese Sessions to be announced.

This seminar will take place at two historic temples in Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo.

Registration, morning session, and lunch at:
LA Hompwa Hongwanji
Los Angeles Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple
815 E First Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Afternoon session at:

Higashi Honganji
Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple
505 E Third Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013

Date: Saturday, January 30, 2016
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM (doors open at 8:30 AM at LA Hompa Honwanji)
Registration: $40 (includes lunch)
Deadline: January 21, 2016
Southern District Temple members: Please register through your temple.

Checks are payable to SD BEC, memo: Winter Pacific Seminar 2016
Mail to: LA Hompa Hongwanji at above address.

Rev. William Briones
Email: malik615@msn.com
Ph: (213) 680-9130

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