|May 30, 2009|
|3:00 pm||to||6:00 pm|
The Buddhist Council of Northern California presents its annual Vesak Celebration at the Berkeley Buddhist Monastery, Saturday, May 30, 2009
Vesak Celebration: Steps Along the Way will feature an address by Professor Martin Verhgoeven of the Graduate Theological Union and the participation of Buddhists from many traditions.
Co-chairpersons for this sacred Buddhists holiday celebration are: Rev. Dr. David Matsumoto of the Institute of Buddhist Studies, Venerable Madawala Seelawimnala, IBS Adjunct Professor; and the Venerable Heng Sure, Head Master of the Berkeley Buddhist Monastery.
The gathering is opened to the public for this celebration commemorating the life of the historical Shakamuni Buddha, the founder of Buddhism.
This event will be hosted at
The Berkeley Buddhist Monastery
2304 McKinley Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94703