Announcements

Memory Kai

Memory Kai

Memory Kai is a free course for lifestyle management and healthy living. The program is hosted by the VHBT Senior Outreach Program and Keiro. …read more

2015 Mochi Tsuki

2015 Mochi Tsuki

Morgan Gee created a video of ABA’s 50th anniversary mochi tsuki. The video follows the entire process from the washing of the rice all the way to when the finished product goes out the door. Congratulations to our ABA for maintaining this event for the past 50 years.

Mochi Recipes

Mochi Recipes

As Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple joyfully celebrates its 50th Anniversary A.B.A. Mochitsuki, here are some ideas on how to enjoy delicious mochi. …read more

Hula Fun-Raiser

Hula Fun-Raiser

Our resident Hula class will be having a Fun-Raiser at Souplantation on Monday, Dec. 21, from 5PM-8PM. …read more

East Meets West

East Meets West

Winter Pacific Seminar – 21st Century: East Meets West, Jodo Shinshu from the Higashi and Nishi Perspective. A seminar presented by the Institute of Buddhist Studies & BCA Center for Buddhist Education which explores the origins, similarities, and differences between Higashi & Nishi traditions. …read more

Mochi Tsuki 2015

Mochi Tsuki 2015

Our annual mochi tsuki will take place Saturday, Dec. 5, from 7AM – 7PM. This year is the Venice ABA’s 50th Anniversary of mochi tsuki! …read more

Jodo Shinshu Funeral Seminar

Jodo Shinshu Funeral Seminar

A special seminar on the Jodo Shinshu Funeral Service will be held this Saturday, Nov. 14, from 8:30AM to 12 Noon, at Gardena Buddhist Church: A practical seminar on what to do and how to prepare for a Jodo Shinshu funeral service. Also, come to lean the meaning behind the rituals that make up the …read more

ABA Steak Feast & Bingo Night

ABA Steak Feast & Bingo Night

Join us on Saturday, November 14, 2015, at 6:00pm for our annual Venice Hongwanji ABA Steak Feast & Bingo Night*, an Adult Buddhist Association fundraiser. Price: $25 per plate Eat in or take out. Each dinner will include a grilled rib eye steak, baked potato, vegetables and salad. This event requires ADVANCE ORDER SALES only …read more

Marie Callender’s Fundraiser

Marie Callender's Fundraiser

On Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, there will be a fundraiser at three different Marie Callender’s locations from 7:00AM to 9:00PM. Marie Callender’s will donate 20% of all proceeds to the temple’s Senior Outreach Program and the Ministers Assistant Fund. Dine in or carry-out. Be sure to bring in this flyer so we can get credit …read more

Tri-Temple Seminar

Tri-Temple Seminar

The Tri-Temple Seminars are educational programs presented by neighboring temples within the Southern District Council of the Buddhist Churches of America. In our area, hosting of the Tri-Temple seminar rotates between the VHBT, West Los Angeles Buddhist Temple, and Gardena Buddhist Church. Theme: Jodo Shinshu and Zen: A Dialog Date/Time: Sunday, Oct. 17, 2015, 10AM-1PM …read more