2023 Film Festival

| March 8, 2023

After a two year hiatus, the Film Festival returns to the Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple. This year’s theme is Disobedience. The Film Festival will run every other Sunday from March 26 through May 7, starting at 11:30AM. Light refreshments will be available and a short discussion will follow each film. Cost is free, donations gladly… Read More »

2022 VHBT Obon

| June 19, 2022

| General Info | Sponsors | Mamechan’s Obon Dinner | | Opportunity Drawing | Silent Auction | Volunteers | Donors | General Info The 2022 Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple Obon Festival will be held on July 16-17 from 3PM to 9PM. We invite you all to join us in person for some delicious food, fun… Read More »

Sangha Series #2

| August 16, 2021

We are happy to announce that the second seminar in our Sangha Series, “The Dharma and Coping with COVID-19,” will take place on Tuesday, August 24, at 7:00PM PT. Our guest speaker will be Rev. Candice Shibata, Resident Minister of the Buddhist Church of Stockton.… Read More »

Dads & Grads Service – June 20, 2021

| June 13, 2021

Here is the information for the live streamed Dads & Grads Sunday, June 20, 2021, at 9:30AM PDT. For a meeting invite, please send an email to Service order (click on link to open PDF document): Tolling of the Kansho San Butsu Ge Golden Chain Gatha: Children in Japan Three Treasures Dharma Message Six… Read More »