Announcements

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 vhbtlive@gmail.com. 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 »

Live Virtual Service – June 13, 2021

| June 6, 2021

Here is the information for the live streamed service on Sunday, June 13, 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: Hotoke Sama Three Treasures Dharma Message Six Paramitas Announcements… Read More »

Live Virtual Service – June 6, 2021

| May 30, 2021

Here is the information for the live streamed service on Sunday, June 6, 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: Morning Gatha (verses 1-4) Three Treasures Dharma Message Six… Read More »

2021 VHBT Obon

| May 18, 2021

| General Info | Sponsors | Opportunity Drawing | | Silent Auction | Merchandise Sale | Odori Dancing | | Dharma School Sponsored Obon Activities | | Scavenger Hunt | Take-Away Fundraiser | Donors | General Info This year, we will once again have “Virtual” Obon Festival activities instead our usual Obon Festival activities at… Read More »

Gotanye Service – May 16, 2021

| May 15, 2021

Here is the information for our Gotan-ye service on Sunday, May 16, 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 Sambujo Hyobyakumon San Butsu Ge Opening Remarks Gatha: Shinshu Shuka Incense Offering (Oshoko) by Organizations (organization… Read More »