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
Please join us at our Mother’s Day Service. We will honor all mother’s and all who play the role as a mother. Service will be on Sunday, May 12, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. Rev. Satoshi Tomioka will deliver the Dharma Message and we will have the children share a message also. After service we will
After all the Merrie Monarch festivities, please come join us on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. at Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple. Dharma message by Rev. Satoshi Tomioka will be “My sister who waited for me at the airport.” Please come to welcome Rev. Tomioka’s family that will be visiting.
Happy Mother’s Day to all the wonderful mothers, the honorary ones, aunts, uncles, grandparents, and the single parent that plays both roles. Your child(ren) are blessed to have you in their lives. The Men of Puna Hongwanji Buddhist Temple will be in the kitchen cooking a delicious brunch. Temple service starts at 9:00 a.m. on
The sangha joined in a joyful, ceremonial planting of a new Bodhi tree on temple property behind the columbarium. One of our members helped get the tree started through a process called air layering and nurtured the young sapling for three years until it was ready to plant. We continue to enjoy a beautiful, large
Just in time for the new year, many hands joined together for a temple cleanup before our general membership meeting on December 17, 2017. With gratitude for members and friends’ efforts to keep our temple and grounds beautiful!