Open to the public. All are welcome to join us for our family service on Sunday, July 21, 2019. Temple service starts at 9:00 a.m. This weeks speaker will be Mr. Anthony Carvalho. Anthony has joined the Puna Hongwanji Choir and on Sunday’s rings the kansho bell at the start of the services.
Shin Buddhism 101 session taught by Rev. Satoshi Tomioka on Saturday, July 20, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Participants will learn the fundamental teachings of Shin Buddhism – What/who is Namo Amida Butsu, meaning and history of Hongwanji, history, rituals, and etiquettes. Open to the public. No registration required. No class fee, donations
Please join us on Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. for our Sunday Family Service. Dharma message will be delivered by Rev. Satoshi “Ka`imipono” Tomioka. Rev. Tomioka’s message on Sunday will be “Mind of Equanimity”. After the temple service there will be a short service at the Columbarium.
On Sunday, July 7, 2019 there will be no family service. Instead come to temple to help with the clean up and break down of items. Clean up starts at 9:00 a.m.
The Obon (Gathering of Joy) Season at Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple will be observed for two nights on Friday, July 5, 2019 a nd Saturday, July 6, 2019. Our Hatsubon Services on both nights will begin at 5:30 p.m. Hatsubon is first bon. This is the first memorial service observed in the season of bon