Photo Gallery - 2016

Hanamatsuri & Hatsumairi Services

Hanamatsuri & Hatsumairi Services

We held our combined Hanamatsuri (Buddha’s birthday) and Hatsumairi (infant presentation ceremony). We are happy to introduce three new babies to the Amida Buddha. …read more

Sangha Teens Basketball Tournament

Sangha Teens Basketball Tournament

The VHBT Sangha Teens hosted their annual Southern District Basketball Tournament. 53 teens from temples stretching from Oxnard down to San Diego participated. …read more

Pet Memorial Service

Pet Memorial Service

We remembered our beloved pets during our annual Pet Memorial Service …read more

BWA Memorial Service Luncheon

BWA Memorial Service Luncheon

On Feb. 13, the VHBT BWA held it’s annual memorial service for past members, as well as a service to honor Lady Takeko Kujo (founder of the BWA), Eshinni-sama (spouse of Shinran Shonin), Kakushinni-sama (daugher of Eshinni-sama and Shinran). The BWA prepared a chirashi luncheon, and delivered lunches to the Keiro members who could not …read more

Scout Sunday

Scout Sunday

On Scout Sunday, Rev. Kory told the Jataka Tale of the selfless rabbit who sacrificed himself so a traveler could be fed as an example for our scouts. Also, in observance of Nirvana Day, he urged the scouts to “make yourself a light.” After service, the scouts helped color calendars for our Keiro visit in …read more

2016 Board Installations

2016 Board Installations

The officers for the temple board, Adult Buddhist Association, and Buddhist Women’s Association, were installed last night. From 2016 Board Installations. Posted by Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple on 1/09/2016 (8 items) ABA Board is installed 2016 ABA Board Buddhist Women’s Association board is installed 2016 Buddhist Women’s Association board Temple board is installed Temple board …read more

New Year’s Service 2016

New Year's Service 2016

We welcome the New Year with a service and ozoni afterwards. …read more