Dharmachakra Festival 2019

Event details

  • Saturday | September 14, 2019
  • 3:30 pm - 7:45 pm
  • Soto Mission of Hawaii, 1708 Nuuanu Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96817

Hawaii Association of International Buddhists (HAIB) Presents

Dharmachakra Festival 2019

Commemorating the Buddha’s First Teaching or
“Turning of the Wheel of Dharma”

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3:30 p.m. Registration
Buddhist Book Sale and “Spread the Aloha”
We welcome your donation of a jar of peanut butter or other canned food item for the Hawaii Foodbank.

4:00 p.m. Ceremonial Program in the Main Temple
Chanting from Zen Soto Mission, Burmese-Panditarama Meditation Center, Tibetan-Kagyu Thegchen Ling, Korean-MuRangSa
Honpa Hongwanji Choir: Touched by Kindness
Keynote Speaker: Roy Tamashiro
“The Earth is My Witness: The Healing Power of Being Heard”

5:10 p.m. Panel Discussion in the Social Hall
“Cutting Through Suffering to Inner Peace”
featuring Thomas Okano, Michael Kieran, Lila Pineda, and Tom Davidson-Marx

6:30 p.m. Chinese vegetarian buffet
Catering by Water Drop Inn

7:15 p.m. Cultural Entertainment
~Ryugen Taiko – Soto Mission Wahiawa~
~French classic and popular songs with Chanara Casey Richmond~
~Irish Flute with Clark Ratliffe~
~Tai Chi with Corey Wong~
~Korean Dance~

Suggested donation: $10 – $20

PLEASE RSVP by Sept. 11th to margeryhamai@gmail.com for dinner reservations.

Carpooling recommended.