Photo Gallery - 2015

Overnight Guests

Overnight Guests

The VHBT and Southern District Jr. YBL cabinet hosted the Las Vegas Buddhist Sangha Jr. YBA in an overnight stay after the Southern District Jr. YBL Jam Session. …read more

Rev. Kory’s Birthday & Anniversary

Rev. Kory's Birthday & Anniversary

We celebrate Rev. Kory’s birthday and wedding anniversary at the ABA Steak Feast & Bingo night. …read more

Glad Monster, Sad Monster

Glad Monster, Sad Monster

Rev. Kory uses the children’s book, Glad Monster Sad Monster, to illustrate this morning’s dharma message. …read more

Dogoro

Dogoro

Rev. Ray Fukumoto presented the temple with a beautiful dogoro which he brought back from Japan. …read more

Fall Ohigan

Fall Ohigan

The Fall Ohigan service was held on Sept. 20. After service, the Buddhist Education Committee held its quarterly Book Club meeting. We were pleased to have with us Ryka Aoki, author of the book, “He Mele A Hilo: A Hilo Song,” to facilitate a very lively and interesting discussion. …read more

2015 Sundae Sunday

2015 Sundae Sunday

We celebrate the start of a new Dharma School year, and also welcome new resident minister, Rev. Kory Quon, to Venice Hongwanji. …read more

2015 Southern District Jr YBL Conference

2015 Southern District Jr YBL Conference

Members of the Venice Jr. YBA attend the Southern District Jr. YBL Conference at Gardena Buddhist Church …read more

Senior Outreach Exercise Class

Senior Outreach Exercise Class

Tuesday is exercise day for the VHBT Senior Outreach Program. This morning was tai chi chuan led by Janet Mitsui-Brown. …read more

Heal the Bay Beach Clean-up

Heal the Bay Beach Clean-up

VHBT members participated in a beach cleanup at Venice Beach organized by Heal the Bay. …read more

2015 Obon Festival

2015 Obon Festival

Day one of the VHBT Obon Festival sees some rain due to Hurricane Delores. Do we keep dancing? Yes, but the sound system is moved into the second floor of the temple and the odori takes place out in the parking lot instead of the street. It ends up being one of the more memorable …read more