The VHBT and Southern District Jr. YBL cabinet hosted the Las Vegas Buddhist Sangha Jr. YBA in an overnight stay after the Southern District Jr. YBL Jam Session.
We celebrate Rev. Kory’s birthday and wedding anniversary at the ABA Steak Feast & Bingo night.
Rev. Kory uses the children’s book, Glad Monster Sad Monster, to illustrate this morning’s dharma message.
Rev. Ray Fukumoto presented the temple with a beautiful dogoro which he brought back from Japan.
The Fall Ohigan service was held on Sept. 20. After service, the Buddhist Education Committee held its quarterly Book Club meeting. We were pleased to have with us Ryka Aoki, author of the book, “He Mele A Hilo: A Hilo Song,” to facilitate a very lively and interesting discussion.
We celebrate the start of a new Dharma School year, and also welcome new resident minister, Rev. Kory Quon, to Venice Hongwanji.
Members of the Venice Jr. YBA attend the Southern District Jr. YBL Conference at Gardena Buddhist Church
Tuesday is exercise day for the VHBT Senior Outreach Program. This morning was tai chi chuan led by Janet Mitsui-Brown.
VHBT members participated in a beach cleanup at Venice Beach organized by Heal the Bay.
Day one of the VHBT Obon Festival sees some rain due to Hurricane Delores. Do we keep dancing? Yes, but the sound system is moved into the second floor of the temple and the odori takes place out in the parking lot instead of the street. It ends up being one of the more memorable… Read More »