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Buddha Day Vesak Celebration

June 5, 2011
3:00 pmto5:00 pm

Peace and Harmony
dharma wheel
Please join us on Sunday June 5 to celebrate the birth, enlightenment, and passing away of Śākyamuni Buddha.

The Buddhist Council of Northern California together with the Institute of Buddhist Studies and the Center for Buddhist Education will host the annual Buddha Day (Vesak) Celebration with theme “Peace and Harmony,” on Sunday, June5, 2011 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Jodo Shinshu Center in Berkeley.

This event brings together Buddhist from the various traditions in Northern California to celebrate together the historic events of the historical Buddha.

The Dharma message for this event is the Rev. Kodo Umezu, Director of the Center for Buddhist Education at the JSC.

Free and open to the public. Please join us!

Sunday June 5, 2011
3:00 to 5:00 PM
Jodo Shinshu Center
2140 Durant Ave
Berkeley, CA

For more information please contact us here.

Pacific Seminar 21st Century

June 24, 2011toJune 26, 2011

JSC
The Path to the Pure Land
Why is the Nembutsu Relevant to my Life Today?

The Pacific Seminar is an annual event co-sponsored by the Institute of Buddhist Studies and the Center for Buddhist Education, held at the Jodo Shinshu Center in Berkeley, California, and is open to the general public.

This year’s seminar will focus on The Path to the Pure Land — Why is the Nembutsu relevant to my life today?

Participants will have the rare opportunity to explore this question with four guest speakers: Reverend John Iwohara, Rev. Gregory Gibbs, Rev. Harry Bridge and Rev. Kiyonobu Kuwahara.

For more details and registration information, please visit the CBE event page here.

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