Announcements

2020 Obon Festival

| May 26, 2020

| General Info | Sponsors | Opportunity Drawing | | Silent Auction | Merchandise Sale | Virtual Workshops | | Virtual Scavenger Hunt | Virtual Obon Dance | | Taiko | Donors | Obon Sponsors We express our gratitude and appreciation to the individuals, families and businesses who are sponsors of the 2020 Obon Commemoration.… Read More »

Virtual Memorial Day Service – May 24, 2020

| May 22, 2020

Here is the information for our Memorial Day service on Sunday, May 24, 2020, at 9:30AM PDT (note: not Monday, May 25). 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 & Memorial Day Remembrance (please gassho as your… Read More »

Live Virtual Service – May 10, 2020

| May 7, 2020

Here is the information for our Mother’s Day service on Sunday, May 10, 2020, 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 Mother’s Day Recognition… Read More »

Live Virtual Service – May 3, 2020

| April 28, 2020

Here is the information for the live streamed service on Sunday, May 3, 2020, 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: In Lumbini Garden Three Treasures Dharma Message Vandana/Ti-Sarana Announcements… Read More »

Live Virtual Service – April 26, 2020

| April 22, 2020

For the very first time, we will be streaming our service live on Sunday, April 26, 2020, 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: When We See the Golden Sun… Read More »

Virtual Service for March

| April 10, 2020

For those of you who miss attending service, Rev. Kory just posted a YouTube recording of a complete Sunday service. 0:00 – the ringing of the Kansho3:00 – chanting of Sanbutsuge14:30 – singing of Ondokusan17:00 – recitation of the Three Treasures21:04 – Dharma message42:50 – singing of the gatha, Farewell45:28 – closing Benediction

2020 Film Festival

| February 17, 2020

The theme for the 2020 Venice Buddhist Film Festival is “What is Faith?” The Film Festival will run on four consecutive Sundays, March 1 through March 22, starting at 11:30AM at the Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple. … Read More »

Mochi Tsuki 2019

| November 19, 2019

It’s Mochi Tsuki Time! The 54th Annual Venice Hongwanji A.B.A. Mochi Tsuki will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2019. 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 »