Buddhism Book Club – Tannisho Reading Chapter 7 – October 29, 2019

Open to the public.  Buddhism Book Club is reviewing the Tannisho.  The Tannisho is considered to be one of the most influential books about Shin Buddhism.  During the session we will review Chapter 8.  What is a practice in Shin Buddhism? No registration required.  Free.  Donation is appreciated. Any questions, please contact 808-966-9981 or email

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Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii 130th Anniversary – Saturday, October 12, 2019

Open to the public.  All are welcomed.  Free entry.  Prize giveaways. Join us on Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.  Doors open at 9:30 a.m.  Event will be at the Sangha Hall located at 398 Kilauea Avenue, Hilo, Hawaii. Presentation includes: 10:00 a.m. – Japanese immigrants and their descendants in Hawaii. 

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Buddhism Book Club – Tannisho – October 8, 2019

Buddhism Book Club will meet on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.  We are currently reviewing the Tannisho.  The Tannisho is considered to be one of the most influential books about Shin Buddhism.  Written by Yui-en, a disciple of Master Shinran, it chronicles their conversations during the emergence of Buddhism in

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Suicide Prevention Training Webinars broadcast at Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple (10/18/19 and 10/19/19)

Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple will be one of five locations that will have a Live Webinar on Suicide Prevention. This training focuses on helping communities and faith leaders develop skills and strategies for the prevention of suicide. Friday, October 18, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. – Soul Shop for Youth Leaders and Educators.

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Buddhism Class: “Buddhism in my daily life” ~ Saturday, August 10, 2019

Please join us on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple.  Rev. Alan Urasaki will lead the Buddhism class:  “Buddhism in my daily life”.  Rev. Urasaki was born and raised in Hilo.  After earning his degree at the University of Hawaii Manoa he pursued ministry and went

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Shin Buddhism 101 – Saturday, July 20, 2019

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

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