Dharma School Installation

Dharma School Installation

The Dharma School staff was installed during this morning’s service. Afterwards, everyone enjoyed a luncheon at California Pizza Kitchen in Marina del Rey. From 2014 Dharma School Installation & Luncheon. Posted by Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple on 10/06/2014 (29 items) Picking names for the door prizes. Generated by Facebook Photo Fetcher 2

Last Day of Dharma School

Last Day of Dharma School

Today was the last Dharma School session of the current school year. Our Dharma School students received an end-of-year gift, plus they put together their ojuzu using the beads that they had been collecting. Starting on the first day of the school year, each student collected one bead for each class that they attended, and …read more

Dharma School at the Venice Hongwanji

What we “do.” Our Sunday Family and Dharma School Morning Service begins with the ringing of the kansho (service bell). Prior to the ringing of the kansho, the onaijin (inner altar area) is decorated with flower arrangements and prepared by lighting candles, burning incense, and the offering of obuppan, or the food offering of rice …read more

Joint Service with WLABT 2

West Los Angeles Buddhist Temple is hosting a joint service with VHBT on Sunday, October 21, from 10 AM – 12 noon. We would like to give WLABT a head-count so they have an idea as to how many people to prepare for. If you are planning on attending, please register by clicking on the …read more

Dharma School Installation

The Dharma School Staff for the 2012-2013 school year was installed in a ceremony on Sept. 23, 2012. Picture Gallery

Dharma School Round Table Discussion

You are cordially invited to sit and chat about the issues facing Dharma School. Share your concerns and ideas with Dharma School Staff, Parents, Friends of the Dharma School, and Minister. Sunday, Sept. 30, 11:30am-1:30pm Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple Lunch will be provided Kids are welcome! Flyer

Sundae Sunday

The first Dharma School service of the 2012/2013 school year begins this Sunday, September 9, at 9:30AM.

Kids’ Service

Dharma School Kids’ Service Sunday, July 22nd, 2012 @ 9:30am Join us for a light breakfast before service from 8:00-9:15am. Students will lead the following during service: Kindergarten, 1st & 2nd Grades 6 Paramitas 3rd & 4th Grades 3 Treasures 5th & 6th Grades Service Emcee 7th & 8th Grades Sanbutsuge (Sutra Chanting) High School …read more

Eitaikyo Service

The Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple will be observing its annual Eitaikyo Perpetual Memorial Service on Sunday, November 13, 2011, beginning at 10:00 a.m.

The Eitaikyo Perpetual Memorial Service is observed by the temple to celebrate the lives of all of our family members and friends who have gone to the Pure Land of Amida. It is a chance to show our gratitude to all those from our past who have shared with us the teachings of the Nembutsu. It is also a time when we rededicate ourselves to passing down the teachings of the Nembutsu to future generations, as the past generations have done for us. …read more

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