Category Archives: Announcements

Seminar on Living with Mental Illness

Oxnard Buddhist Temple invites you to join us for our upcoming Seminar on Existence of Continual Suffering: Living with Mental Illness in our eight-part series entitled Facing Life’s Challenges: Practical Advice and Buddhist Wisdom. On Saturday, October 22, at 2:00 PM, representatives from National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Ventura County will present the In… Read More »

Solar Power Workshop

Open Neighborhoods and PermaCity present a Free Reception and Workshop with Joy Hughes of Colorado’s Solar Gardens Institute Thursday, October 20, 2011, 6-8pm at Working Village 212 Marine Street, Santa Monica (map) Hors d’oevres and refreshments will be provided. Space is limited. RSVP required Learn about California’s proposed solar gardens bill, SB-843, designed to allow… Read More »

VHBT Yard Sale

Just in case you hadn’t yet heard, Saturday’s Temple Yard Sale was a tremendous success. Many thanks go to Yuri Amamoto and June Fujioka as principle organizers. Thanks also to all of the Affiliate group leaders for getting people involved. Thanks to all of those that took precious time out of their day to come… Read More »

Religions of the Silk Road Lecture

The Red Buddha Hall Road Revisited: Tibet, China and their Struggle for the Silk Road through the Pamir John Mock, UCSC Monday, September 26, 2011 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM 6275 Bunche Hall UCLA On five trips to Wakhan in 2004-2007, John Mock had the opportunity to re-visit all sites described by Aurel Stein from… Read More »

Bobby Ideishi’s 9/11 Survivor’s Story

Many of you know Bobby Ideishi. Some may have heard his storied account of his 9/11 experience in the World Trade Center that fateful day in 2001. And many of you who do not see the Rafu Shimpo, will be interested in this follow up story on Bobby. Here is the link: http://rafu.com/news/2011/09/robert-ideishi-9-11/

Fall Ohigan

Hello All, This Sunday we will observe the Fall Ohigan. Here’s a little background: Higan (彼岸) is a Buddhist holiday exclusively celebrated in Japan during both the Spring and Autumnal Equinox. It is observed by nearly every Buddhist sect in Japan. The tradition extends from mild weather that occurs during the time of equinoxes, though… Read More »

Seminar on Debt Management

I am not sure if these flyers might have already come to us in another distribution. In Gassho, Dale Noriyuki President VHBT Oxnard Buddhist Temple invites you to join us for our upcoming Seminar on Unfulfilled desire: Debt Management in our eight-part series entitled Facing Life’s Challenges: Practical Advice and Buddhist Wisdom. On Saturday, September… Read More »