Announcements

Mochi Tsuki 2017

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

Halloween Party

The Dharma School will be hosting its annual Halloween Party on Sunday, October 29, from 4PM-6PM at the VHBT. …read more

Southern District BEC Seminar

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

2017 Obon Festival

2017 Obon Festival

The 2017 VHBT Obon Festival will take place over the weekend of July 15-16, from 3PM-9PM. …read more

ABA Aloha Breakfast

ABA 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. The VHBT Sangha Teens will be having a fundraising bake sale in conjunction with the breakfast. …read more

Hatsumairi

Hatsumairi

Hatsumairi (Infant Presentation Ceremony) is a ceremony in which a child is presented to Amida Buddha for the first time. The Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple traditionally holds its Hatsumairi in conjunction with the Hanamatsuri service celebrating the birth of Shakyamuni Buddha. This year, the combined Hanamatsuri/Hatsumairi service will take place on Sunday, April 16, 2017, …read more

2017 Film Festival

The theme for the 2017 Venice Buddhist Film Festival is “The Social Face of Buddhism.” The Film Festival will run on three consecutive Sundays, March 5 through March 19 at the Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple. See times below. A short discussion will follow each film. For more information about the Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Film Festival, …read more

Rev. Miyaji’s Retirement Luncheon

Rev. Miyaji's Retirement Luncheon

Rev. Nobuo Miyaji, former resident minister of the Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple, and currently the resident minister at Gardena Buddhist Church (GBC), will be honored with a retirement luncheon hosted by GBC. Letter to the GBC Sangha & Friends Luncheon Registration Form For those of you who belong to Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple and would …read more

East Meets West

East Meets West

This year’s East Meets West seminar features a Dharmathon of Higashi and Nishi ministers. …read more

Mochi Tsuki 2016

Mochi Tsuki 2016

It’s Mochi Tsuki Time! The 51st Annual Venice Hongwanji A.B.A. Mochi Tsuki will be held on December 3, 2016. 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 family …read more