Announcements

Mochi Tsuki 2015

Mochi Tsuki 2015

Our annual mochi tsuki will take place Saturday, Dec. 5, from 7AM – 7PM. This year is the Venice ABA’s 50th Anniversary of mochi tsuki! …read more

Jodo Shinshu Funeral Seminar

Jodo Shinshu Funeral Seminar

A special seminar on the Jodo Shinshu Funeral Service will be held this Saturday, Nov. 14, from 8:30AM to 12 Noon, at Gardena Buddhist Church: A practical seminar on what to do and how to prepare for a Jodo Shinshu funeral service. Also, come to lean the meaning behind the rituals that make up the …read more

ABA Steak Feast & Bingo Night

ABA Steak Feast & Bingo Night

Join us on Saturday, November 14, 2015, at 6:00pm for our annual Venice Hongwanji ABA Steak Feast & Bingo Night*, an Adult Buddhist Association fundraiser. Price: $25 per plate Eat in or take out. Each dinner will include a grilled rib eye steak, baked potato, vegetables and salad. This event requires ADVANCE ORDER SALES only …read more

Marie Callender’s Fundraiser

Marie Callender's Fundraiser

On Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, there will be a fundraiser at three different Marie Callender’s locations from 7:00AM to 9:00PM. Marie Callender’s will donate 20% of all proceeds to the temple’s Senior Outreach Program and the Ministers Assistant Fund. Dine in or carry-out. Be sure to bring in this flyer so we can get credit …read more

Tri-Temple Seminar

Tri-Temple Seminar

The Tri-Temple Seminars are educational programs presented by neighboring temples within the Southern District Council of the Buddhist Churches of America. In our area, hosting of the Tri-Temple seminar rotates between the VHBT, West Los Angeles Buddhist Temple, and Gardena Buddhist Church. Theme: Jodo Shinshu and Zen: A Dialog Date/Time: Sunday, Oct. 17, 2015, 10AM-1PM …read more

Greetings to the Venice Hongwanji Sangha!

Greetings to the Venice Hongwanji Sangha!

Hello, my name is Reverend Kory Quon. As of August 1, 2015, I have been appointed by Bishop Kodo Umezu as the resident minister of the Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple, VHBT. I would like to thank you for welcoming my family and me to your beautiful temple. …read more

He Mele A Hilo: A Hilo Song

He Mele A Hilo: A Hilo Song

The VHBT Buddhist Education Committee has announced their Book Club selection for fall 2015: He Mele A Hilo: A Hilo Song. We are pleased to have the author, Ryka Aoki, facilitate the discussion session. …read more

Marie Calllenders Fundraiser

Marie Calllenders Fundraiser

On Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, there will be a fundraiser at three different Marie Callender’s locations from 7:00AM to 9:00PM. Marie Callender’s will donate 20% of all proceeds to the temple’s Senior Outreach Program and the Ministers Assistant Fund. Dine in or carry-out. Be sure to bring in this flyer so we can get credit …read more

Silent Auction

Silent Auction

This year the Venice Obon festival will be holding a silent auction with a number of fantastic items. Visit the Raffle Booth during the VHBT Obon Festival to place a bid. Bidding ends Sunday, July 19th, at 8:00 PM. EARLY BIDDING STARTS NOW! Call 310-266-5091 to place a bid before the Obon Festival. Phone bidding …read more

Cub Pack 79

Cub Pack 79

Cub Pack 79 will be hosting a couple of recruiting & social events. If you know of an elementary school age boy who wants to join the Cub Scouts, please share this with them. What’s fun about Cub Scouting! Date: Saturday, July 25, 2015 (2-4PM) Location: Lindberg Park, Culver City New Year Kickoff Picnic Date: …read more