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September 2018 Headquarters Update now available

See the September 2018 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Hongwanji Joint Conference Obituary: Reverend Kenjyo Ohara HHMH Minister’s Lay Assistant Retreat: October 12-14 at BSC Anniversary Celebrations for Kailua, Wahiawa, and Jikoen temples Ryukoku University Graduate School Hawaii Seminar 6-week RSG Educational Program at PBA with 18 Japanese Students...

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August 2018 Headquarters Update now available

See the August 2018 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Jinji – Ministerial Assignments (Rev. Bruce Nakamura) Urasenke Gannennmono Kenchashiki (Tea Ceremony Performed at Hawaii Betsuin) BWA Exchange Students from Japan Honouliuli Bon Service 2018 Peace Day Interfaith Celebration Friday, September 21, 2018, 6:30 p.m. at Hawaii Betsuin Ryukoku University...

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July 2018 Headquarters Update now available

See the July 2018 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Western Japan Flood Disaster Relief Fund BWA exchange students from Japan in Hawaii August 9-16 Ryukoku Sogo Gakuen (RSG) programs: 4 PBA students to participate in religious education seminar in Kyoto August 3-5 18 Japanese students to attend PBA August...

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May 2018 Headquarters Update now available

See the May 2018 Headquarters Update for the following articles: Introduction of a New Minister: Rev. Kerry Kiyohara Flooding and Volcano Impacts: A letter from the Committee on Social Concerns Eshinni 750th Memorial Service BWA Student Exchange Program to Japan in 2019 New books at the HQ Bookstore Hongwanji Joint...

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November 2017 Headquarters Update now available

See the November 2017 Headquarters Update for the following articles: In this Issue Sennyo Gomonshu: Succession to Accession to Official Visitation (2014-2017) Photo collage of the Gomonshu’s visit Reflections on the Gomonshu’s visit  by Claire Tamamoto Ministerial assignment updates for Reverends Sumikawa and Umitani Personnel update for Arthur Nakagawa Honpa...

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September 2017 Headquarters Update now available

See the September 2017 Headquarters Update for the following articles: In this issue: Reverend David Nakamoto retirement Passing of Rev. Dr. Alfred Bloom HHMH Minister’s Lay Assistant Retreat: Oct. 13-15 HQ Bookstore update: New wrist-nenju PBA Lighting Our Way Banquet: Nov. 17 Buddhist Study Center Fellowship Club Haunted House: Oct....

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Rev. Sonam Bhutia wearing lei at podium during Summer Session 2017

Summer Session 2017 videos: Jodo Shinshu in the Land of Shakyamuni with Rev. Sonam Bhutia

[updated with new video links, July 27, 2017] The Buddhist Study Center (BSC) streamed video on its YouTube channel for this week’s Summer Session, July 10-14, 2017, featuring talks by Rev. Sonam Wangdi Bhutia, Head Priest – Kathmandu Hongwanji, Nepal. Videos are available on demand. Lecture 1: Life as a...

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43rd Annual Buddhist Study Center Summer Session begins July 10, 2017

The 2017 Summer Session begins the evening of Monday, July 10 at the Buddhist Study Center, 1436 University Ave in Honolulu. This year’s guest lecturer is the Rev. Sonam Wangdi Bhutia, Head Priest of Kathmandu Hongwanji, Nepal. The session is entitled: “Shin Buddhism in the Land of Shakyamuni” On Monday...

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