Tag Archives: Obon

Obon 2013, Day 2

| July 28, 2013

From Obon 2013, Day 2 (July 28). Posted by Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple on 7/28/2013 (32 items) Getting ready for day 2! Our raffle booth, with a listing of our sponsors and donors (2nd Prize is $500, anoth… Our raffle booth, with a listing of our sponsors and donors (Grand Prize is $1,000, 3… Some… Read More »

Obon 2013, Day 1

| July 27, 2013

Day 1 (July 27) From Obon 2013. Posted by Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple on 7/28/2013 (62 items) not as straight as in past years, but still gets the job done! And, nobody got dizzy … THe lunch spread Dessert Short break before lunch and the beginning of the festival getting ready for lunch getting ready… Read More »

Obon 2013, Prep Work

| July 27, 2013

Not photos of everyone who came and helped, but hopefully you get the idea! From Getting Ready for the Obon Festival 2013. Posted by Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple on 7/27/2013 (12 items) Lunch break! It’s like a temple picnic Lunch break! It’s like a temple picnic Mr. Al Morita. One of our great friends! Our… Read More »

2013 Hatsu Bon/Obon Service

| July 6, 2013

Over this past weekend, in celebration of Obon at Venice Honwanji, we sponsored a seminar by Rev. Julie Hanada. Following the seminar, the next day she participated as our guest speaker. In the seminar and howa or Dharma talk, she shared her insignts into Buddhism from her vast experience as a priest in BCA and… Read More »

Obon 2012

| July 27, 2012

We wish to thank everyone for coming and making our Obon Festival 2012 such a wonderful gathering! We are appreciative of everyone who helped, not only during the festival itself, but in the preparation before and the clean-up afterwards. Photo Gallery

Obon 2012

| July 14, 2012

“Obon is an event, and a time when we take a moment to consider what it means for death to be a part of life. Each of the wind chimes we have around the yagura represents a person who was able to attend last year’s Obon, but is now no longer able to. “We reflect… Read More »

Obon Festival Memorial Sevice

| July 13, 2012

Please join us for our Obon Festival Memorial Services on Saturday, July 14 at 3PM and again at 5PM, or on Sunday, July 15 at 1PM and again at 3PM. If you wish, you may fill out a memorial card for a late loved-one you wish to be remembered. The cards will be placed at… Read More »