Author Archives: Ron Gee

Take a Break to Think About…

| May 2, 2021

Earth Day is coming! How drastically the world is able to change! It truly is an exciting time. This year is the 51st Earth Day observance. Do you remember where you were last year? Probably at home watching amazing things happening on television. Were you as excited as I when we saw all different types… Read More »

Live Virtual Service – May 2, 2021

| April 25, 2021

Here is the information for the live streamed service on Sunday, May 2, 2021, 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 San Butsu Ge Golden Chain Gatha: Tsuki Ga Deta Three Treasures Dharma Message Six Paramitas… Read More »

Sangha Series – Dealing with Racism & Hate

| April 17, 2021

We are pleased to announce the first seminar in our Sangha Series, which will take place on Monday, April 26, at 7:00PM PT. Our first seminar will focus on racism and hate, some of it most recently directed towards Asians and Asian-Americans: How do Jodo Shinshu Teachings guide us? What actions can we take to… Read More »

Live Virtual Service – April 18, 2021

| April 17, 2021

Here is the information for the live streamed service on Sunday, April 18, 2021, 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 San Butsu Ge Golden Chain Gatha: The Texture of Life Three Treasures Dharma Message Six… Read More »

Live Virtual Service – April 11, 2021

| April 10, 2021

Here is the information for the live streamed service on Sunday, April 11, 2021, 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 San Butsu Ge Golden Chain Gatha: Nichiyo Bi Three Treasures Dharma Message Six Paramitas Announcements… Read More »

April 4 – Hanamatsuri Service

| March 28, 2021

Here is the information for our Hanamatsuri service on Sunday, April 4, 2021, at 9:30AM PDT. We are pleased to have Rev. Marvin Harada, Bishop of the Buddhist Churches of America, as our guest speaker. To receive a link to the Zoom meeting, please send an email to vhbtlive@gmail.com. Service order (click on link to… Read More »

Spring Ohigan – March 21, 2021

| March 19, 2021

Here is the information for our Spring Ohigan service on Sunday, March 21, 2021, at 9:30AM PDT. We are pleased to have Rev. George Matsubayashi, former resident minister of our temple, as our guest speaker. To receive a link to the Zoom meeting, please send an email to vhbtlive@gmail.com. Service order (click on link to… Read More »

Pet Memorial Service – Feb. 21, 2021

| February 20, 2021

Here is the information for the live streamed service on Sunday, February 21, 2021, 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 Chanting of San Butsu Ge Golden Chain Gatha: Buddha Loves You Three Treasures Dharma Message… Read More »