Photo Gallery - 2011

Mochi Tsuki

Mochi Tsuki

VHBT Mochitsuki 2011. Photos courtesy of Dale & Gail Noriyuki.

Boiler Fabrication

Boiler Fabrication

Fabrication of the rice steamers/boilers for use in mochitsuki, by Eric Schmid, Joe Belli, and Dale Noriyuki, from August through December, 2011. Photos and video courtesy of Eric Schmid and Kristina Fukuda-Schmid.

ABA Steak Feast & Bingo Night

ABA Steak Feast & Bingo Night

Adult Buddhist Association Steak Feast & Bingo Night held at the VHBT on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011. Photos courtesy of Gail & Dale Noriyuki

Halloween Party

Halloween Party

The Dharma School holds its annual Halloween Party on Oct. 30, 2011

Sangha Teen Installation

Sangha Teen Installation

New Sangha Teen officers are installed during Dharma school service on October 9, 2011.

VHBT Rummage Sale

VHBT Rummage Sale

The temple holds a rummage sale on Oct. 8, 2011.

A Brief Report on Volunteer Activities in Japan, August 2011

A Brief Report on Volunteer Activities in Japan, August 2011

The Tohoku Disaster Volunteer Center is located at the Sendai Betsuin. Volunteer activities begin with a brief orientation at 5:00p.m. which includes a tour of the facilities. Classrooms for the now unused pre-school serve as the sleeping quarters. Because the Volunteer Center is a converted pre-school, all the furniture and accommodations are too small. There …read more

Sangha Teen Disneyland Trip

Sangha Teen Disneyland Trip

The Sangha Teens have an outing at Disneyland on August 29, 2011. Thanks to Joy W. for sharing her pictures.

Sangha Teens Recycling Day

Sangha Teens Recycling Day

The Sangha Teens hold their annual Recycling Day fundraiser on July 23, 2011.

Obon 2011

Obon 2011

VHBT Obon Festival, July 16 & 17, 2011.