BSC Summer Session with Rev. Kiyonobu Kuwahara

Rev. Kiyonobu Kuwahara

Event details

  • Monday | August 12, 2019 to Friday | August 16, 2019
  • All Day
  • Buddhist Study Center
    1436 University Ave
    Honolulu, HI 96822
  • (808) 973-6555

Guest speaker for the 2019 BSC Summer Session is Rev. Kiyonobu Kuwahara of the Jodo Shinshu Center and Berkeley Buddhist Temple, Buddhist Churches of America.

Theme: Jodo Shinshu in Everyday Life

The series of lectures and discussions will take place each weekday evening during the week.

Seminar Schedule

Each evening: 6 p.m. Registration

Monday, August 12, 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Tuesday, August 13, 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Wednesday, August 14, 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Thursday, August 15, 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday, August 16, 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Note: Livestream available via GoToMeeting at:

WHO: All those with inquiring minds and curiosity about Buddhism
WHERE: Buddhist Study Center, 1436 University Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96822
COST: Free (Donations are welcome)
REFRESHMENTS: Beverages and light snacks will be available.
QUESTIONS & PRE-REGISTRATION: Call the Buddhist Study Center (808) 973-6555

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BSC Summer Session 2018 group photo - participants gather in front of the altar
Group photo from the 2018 Summer Session

Summer Session held its first classes in 1974 with Dr. Alfred Bloom and Dr. Mokusen Miyuki. For over 40 years, distinguished teachers including Dr. Taitetsu Unno, Rev. Gyomay Kubose, Dr. George Tanabe, Prof. Takamaro Shigaraki, Dr. Mark Unno, Rev. Ruth Tabrah, Dr. David Matsumoto, Rev. Marvin Harada, Rev. William Masuda have shared their knowledge and perspectives on Buddhism through this program.