“Searching for Mary Foster” book signing with Pat Masters

Searching for Mary Foster Book Signing with author Patricia Masters   Books Available for $15 Donation Mary Foster was a nineteenth-century Native Hawaiian Buddhist, philanthropist, and social activist whose history intertwines with that of Honpa Hongwanji in Hawaii. The venue for the book signing is Pacific Buddhist Academy’s new classroom...

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Three-Petals Peace Service and Affirmations (UH Manoa)

This will be the fifteenth of a series of quarterly Peace Services, rotating between the sponsoring organizations. It is a multi-faith service of peace, of mindfulness and an expression that particularly resonates among our three faiths, blossoming from our common humanity. Sponsored by Buddhist Study Center, Quaker Center, and Newman...

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“How Various Buddhist Traditions Practice the Noble Eightfold Path” (HAIB)

Hawaii Association of International Buddhists (HAIB) presents: “How Various Buddhist Traditions Practice the Noble Eightfold Path”   A panel discussion moderated by Michel Mohr, Professor of Religion, University of Hawaii With: Bishop Eric Matsumoto (Shin/Mahayana) Michael Kieran (Zen) Dr. Dean Nelson (Tibetan/Shambala) Gregory Pai, Ph.D. (Theravada) The event will be...

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Understanding Shin Buddhism: First Steps (Puna)

Understanding Shin Buddhism: First Steps (Puna) Instructors: Rev. Satoshi Tomioka & Dexter Mar Saturday mornings, 4 classes: May 26 (2-4:30 p.m.), June 2, 9, 16 (10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) at Puna Hongwanji What is the Shin Buddhist way of living? Learn the terminology, concepts, rituals, and services of Jodo...

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Understanding Shin Buddhism: First Steps (Puna)

Understanding Shin Buddhism: First Steps (Puna) Instructors: Rev. Satoshi Tomioka & Dexter Mar Saturday mornings, 4 classes: May 26 (2-4:30 p.m.), June 2, 9, 16 (10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) at Puna Hongwanji What is the Shin Buddhist way of living? Learn the terminology, concepts, rituals, and services of Jodo...

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Understanding Shin Buddhism: First Steps (Aiea)

Understanding Shin Buddhism: First Steps (Aiea) Instructors: Rev. Kosho Yagi and Dexter Mar Saturday mornings, 7 classes, 10-11 a.m.: April 7, 14, 21, 28 May 5, 12, 19 at Aiea Hongwanji What is the Shin Buddhist way of living? Learn the terminology, concepts, rituals, and services of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism...

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ABCs of Buddhism (Pearl City)

ABCs of Buddhism (Pearl City) Instructors: Dexter Mar, Rev. Mari Nishiyama Sunday mornings, 4 classes, 10-11:30 a.m., April 15, 22, 29, May 6 at Pearl City Hongwanji An introductory encounter with the basic teachings of universal Buddhist philosophy. For those beginning to ask “what is Buddhism about?” No background needed....

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ABCs of Buddhism (Wahiawa)

ABCs of Buddhism (Wahiawa) Instructors: Dexter Mar, Roy Higa, Rod Moriyama, Rev. Hashimoto Saturday mornings, 4 classes, 9:30-11 a.m., March 3, 17, 24, 31 at Wahiawa Hongwanji An introductory encounter with the basic teachings of universal Buddhist philosophy. For those beginning to ask “what is Buddhism about?” No background needed....

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