Category Archives: Announcements

Joint Service with WLABT

West Los Angeles Buddhist Temple is hosting a joint service with VHBT on Sunday, October 21, from 10 AM – 12 noon. We would like to give WLABT a head-count so they have an idea as to how many people to prepare for. If you are planning on attending, please register by clicking on the… Read More »

Dharma School Round Table Discussion

You are cordially invited to sit and chat about the issues facing Dharma School. Share your concerns and ideas with Dharma School Staff, Parents, Friends of the Dharma School, and Minister. Sunday, Sept. 30, 11:30am-1:30pm Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple Lunch will be provided Kids are welcome! Flyer

Congratulations to Jeffrey Ignarro

Congratulations to Jeffrey Ignarro for completing the Jodo Shinshu Correspondence Course, a two-year endeavor. Jeffrey is the second member of the VHBT to complete the course, after Richard Modiano. He received his Certificate of Completion during the first Sunday service of the 2012/2013 Dharma School year. Rev. John Iwohara is one of several instructors for… Read More »

Special Services & Events Workshop

The Buddhist Education Committee will be presenting a two-part workshop on our temple’s special services and events: Part 1: Buddhist Holidays and Religious Services Friday, September 21, 2012, 7:30 PM Part 2: Temple Traditions & Non-Religious Services Friday, October 26, 2012, 7:30 PM Learn about the religious meaning behind our Buddhist holidays and their accompanying… Read More »

Fun, Food, Friendship

Join the ABAs of Gardena, Nishi, Orange County, and Venice for an evening of food and sake tasting. Saturday, September 29, at Orange County Buddhist Church. Registration: 5PM Social Hour: 5-5:30PM Sake and Food Tasting to follow Karaoke, Ice Breaker, and Line Dance Lessons Cost: $20 Meet and learn from Mr. Yoshi Murakami, Chief Manager… Read More »

Fujinkai Seminar

The Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple Fujinkai presents: Buddhist Women’s Movement Our Legacy and Path Forward Remembering Lady Takeko Kujo Date/Time: Saturday, October 20th, 2012, 8:30AM – 2:00PM Location: Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple Guest Speaker: Rev. Tetsuo Unno Please join us for a very informative and enjoyable session of: Poetry Sushi making History Cost is $20.… Read More »