Panel on Enlightenment presented by HAIB

Hawaii Association of International Buddhists (HAIB) presents “ENLIGHTENMENT” A panel discussion on its meaning and how to cultivate toward this state Moderated by Thanh Huynh, President of HAIB Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Panelists in order of presentation Grahame White (Vipassana Hawaii) has been involved in Buddhist meditation practice for...

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Buddhist Influences in American Culture (Jeff Wilson lecture, BSC)

HONOLULU HONGWANJI COUNCIL LECTURE with Dr. Jeff Wilson “Buddhist Influences in American Culture” About Jeff Wilson Dr. Jeff Wilson is a Professor of Religious Studies and East Asian Studies at Renison University College, in Waterloo, Ontario. Dr. Wilson is the author of many books, including “Buddhism of the Heart: Reflections...

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21st Century Buddhism: Perspectives from Today’s Youth (Honolulu)

Submitted by Thanh Huynh, M.D., president of the Hawaii Association of International Buddhists: Many Buddhist congregations face diminishing membership, particularly of young people. To better understand this issue, the Hawaii Association of International Buddhists is organizing a roundtable discussion of young Buddhists in Hawaii, from diverse backgrounds and traditions. The...

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Green Fair at Hawaii Betsuin

To kick off Earth Week, Hawaii Betsuin will hold a Green Fair in its Social Hall after a 9:30 a.m. Family Service on April 15, 2018. Affiliated organizations will present interactive exhibits and activities to promote environmental awareness and earth-friendly practices. For more information, see http://hawaiibetsuin.org/event/green-fair-04-15-2018/.

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Hawaii Betsuin Earth Day Service (Honolulu)

Earth Day Service With guest speaker Manulani Aluli Meyer Manulani Aluli Meyer is a scholar-practitioner coming home after 25 years in Hilo and 5 years in Aotearoa, New Zealand. She is world-wide Indigenous scholar dedicated to expanding views of knowledge to better address the needs of our time. She earned...

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Buddhism in the Age of the Refugee, a talk by Dr. Jeff Wilson

Buddhism in the Age of the Refugee Confronting the Effects of War, Climate Change, Homelessness and Other Displacements Sunday, April 29, 2018 2:00 PM Mystical Rose Oratory, Chaminade University (see map) Dr. Jeff Wilson Professor of Religious Studies and East Asian Studies at Renison University College, Waterloo, Ontario This year,...

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Forum on American Buddhism

Forum on American Buddhism: Re-Invention or Re-Discovery? Speakers: Prof. Jeff Wilson, Prof. George Tanabe; Moderator: Rev. Kevin Kuniyuki Thursday 6-8 p.m., 1 session, May 17, BSC Classroom What is “American Buddhism” today and where is it going? Does a new form of Buddhism need to be re-invented for acceptance in...

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