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
There will be no temple service at Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple on Sunday, June 23, 2019. Temple clean up will start at 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. We will be cleaning the temple grounds in preparation for our Obon (Gathering of Joy). Our Obon (Gathering of Joy) will be helpd on Friday, July 5
Open to the public. Please register. Class will be taught by Rev. Satoshi Tomioka. Buddhism in contemporary and oldies music. Please register by calling 808-966-9981 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Open to the public. Please register for class. 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 Japan. Cost is $5. Session is one evening on Friday, June 28, 2019 from
Open to the public. Please register. Three part session will be held on Saturdays – June 8, 15, and 22 from 10:00 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. All three sessions total cost is $10. Session will be taught by Rev. Satoshi Tomioka. Please note even if you can’t make all sessions you are still welcomed to attend
Join us on Sunday, June 9, 2019 for our Temple Chef of Puna cooking competition. There will be three teams challenging each other after temple service. Cooking will start at 10:45 a.m. The three teams will consist of three people and they will need to cook a dish in 45 minutes that will be tasted