Hatsubon Service – July 19, 2020

| July 12, 2020

Here is the information for our Hatsubon service on Sunday, July 19, 2020, at 9:30AM PDT. For a meeting invite, please send an email to vhbtlive@gmail.com.

Service order (click on link to open PDF document):

  • Tolling of the Kansho
  • Sambujo
  • Hyobyakumon
  • San Butsu Ge
  • Opening Remarks
  • Gatha: Mihotoke ni Idakarete
  • Incense Offering (Oshoko) by Hatsubon families. When we read out each name, we will light a candle in that person’s honor. Family members & friends can oshoko or gassho privately during that time.
  • Incense Offering (Oshoko) by Organizations (organization members can oshoko or gassho privately as your group is called):
    • Girl Scout Troop 5325
    • Cub Scout Pack 79
    • Dharma School Students
    • Dharma School Parents
    • Dharma School Teachers
    • Jr. YBA
    • ABA
    • Fujinkai/BWA
    • Bukkyokai
  • Three Treasures
  • Dharma Message
  • Six Paramitas
  • Gatha: Obon no Uta
  • Words of Appreciation
  • Announcements
  • Closing Remarks

Osaisen (Donation)

We are grateful for donations for our service. Donations are accepted through the Givebutter site. You can donate using PayPal, Venmo, or a credit card by clicking the Donate Osaisen button below (note: you will only be able to use Venmo if you are browsing the Givebutter page using your phone).

Incense Burner Slide

Donate Osaisen

You can also get to the osaisen page by scanning this QR code with your phone, or by texting OSAISEN to (202) 858-1233.

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