2019 Obon Festival

The VHBT Obon Festival will take place over the weekend of July 20-21, from 3PM-9PM. Come sample our teriyaki chicken bowl, vegetarian curry, chili dogs and chili rice, salad, spam musubi, and dangos for dessert. Fried wontons will be making a re-appearance following a one year hiatus! Odori (dancing) will run from 7:00PM-8:30PM on both evenings.

2019 Film Festival

The theme for the 2019 Venice Buddhist Film Festival is “Troubling Times.” The Film Festival will run on four consecutive Sundays, March 3 through March 24, starting at 12 noon at the Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple.

BWA Memorial Service

Our BWA will be holding its annual Memorial Service for all BWA members who have passed away, in conjunction with commemoration of Lady Takeko Kujo, founder of the Buddhist Women’s Association; Eshinni-sama, wife of Shinran Shonin; and Kakushinni-sama, daughter of Shinran Shonin.  Rev. Candice Shibata of Buddhist Church of Florin will be our guest speaker.  Please… Read More »

2018 Obon Festival

The VHBT Obon Festival will take place over the weekend of July 21-22, from 3PM-9PM. Odori practice begins Wednesday, June 27, from 7:00PM – 8:30PM.

Plumbing Repairs

Our temple has been undergoing some extensive repairs recently, forcing the closure of the temple to activities in April and May. The repairs to the plumbing necessitated the closure of the temple because trenches were dug up through the kitchen, social hall, and both restrooms. As careful as the plumbing company was, there was still… Read More »

ABA Aloha Breakfast

The VHBT ABA will be having their annual Aloha Breakfast. Come and have a delicious breakfast at the temple before attending morning service. Special Recipe Chashu fried rice, eggs, sausage, orange / pineapple, with King’s Hawaiian Sweet bread.

Mochi Tsuki 2017

It’s Mochi Tsuki Time! The 52nd Annual Venice Hongwanji A.B.A. Mochi Tsuki will be held on Saturday, December 2, 2017. May we again impose upon you and look forward to your participation in this year’s happy event. This is a family affair for young and old alike, and we encourage you to bring your entire… Read More »

Southern District BEC Seminar

南加教区仏教教育セミナー Jodo Shinshu Rituals in Daily Life: Gratitude and Appreciation – Every Moment, Every Morning, & Every Evening 『毎日の日暮らしの中での浄土真宗儀礼:報恩感謝』 Date: Saturday, October 28, 2017 Location: LA Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple Speaker: Reverend Katsuya Kusunoki, Rimban, Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple Topics include: What is a family altar? How should the altar be decorated? What are the… Read More »