All Buddhist Gathering 2018 outside Pacific Buddhist Academy in a sunny amphitheater

Participants from 24 diverse Buddhist groups convene for All Buddhist Gathering

ALL BUDDHIST GATHERING 2018 Submitted by Pieper Toyama On March 10, fifty participants representing 24 Buddhist denominations and groups from across the state gathered at the Pacific Buddhist Academy to share and discuss their challenges. Included were special participants from New Mexico and Uganda, Africa. This historic event was the...

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February 2018 Headquarters Update now available

See the February 2018 Headquarters Update for the following articles: HHMH 106th Giseikai Legislative Assembly Photos from Giseikai and Living Treasures of Hawaii event Giseikai message from the Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-ha Governor General Committee on Social Concerns donations PBA Taiko Festival (March 25) – tickets available

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Martin Luther King Jr. Parade 2018 - group photo

Honpa Hongwanji joins Martin Luther King Jr. Parade; shares messages of peace

Members of the Hawaii Federation of Buddhist Women’s Associations were joined by Bishop Eric Matsumoto; students, faculty, and staff of Pacific Buddhist Academy; members of the Junior Young Buddhists Association (Jr. YBA); and additional temple members in the 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Parade through Waikiki. Many parade participants in...

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October 2017 Headquarters Update now available

See the October 2017 Headquarters Update for the following articles: In this Issue First Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii Joint Conference (9/1-9/3, 2018) PBA Lighting Our Way Banquet (Nov. 17) Temple Anniversary Celebrations Report from the 2017 Annual Minister’s Lay Assistant Retreat Kauai District Dharma School Sunday and Peace Day...

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May 2017 Headquarters Update now available

See the May 2017 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Green Hongwanji survey results PBA graduation message from the Governor General of Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-ha Buddhist Study Center’s new website: bschawaii.org Kikyoshiki Confirmation Ceremony by His Eminence Gomonshu Kojun Ohtani 2017 YBICSE participants Monto Shikisho for sale at the HQ...

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March 2017 Headquarters Update now available

See the March 2017 Headquarters Update for the following articles: YBICSE – Young Buddhist International Cultural Study Exchange, July 10-22, 2017 Live Video of the Jodo Shinshu Accession Ceremony, March 30, 2017 Buddhism, Mindfulness, & Psychotherapy with Dr. Mark Unno on March 25 PBA Taiko Festival on April 9 Hawaii...

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sketch of Japanese lantern by Wayne Takazono

PBA Lighting Our Way Banquet is Nov. 18; registration extended through Nov. 14

Registration deadline extended to November 14!   Pacific Buddhist Academy’s annual Lighting Our Way Banquet will be held on Friday, November 18, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Waialae Country Club. Lighting Our Way recognizes inspirational individuals and organizations who exemplify leadership principles and values taught at PBA. Foremost...

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