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Winter Pacific Seminar: the Path of the Nembutsu

February 23, 2013
8:30 amto5:00 pm

The 2013 Winter Pacific Seminar will be held at the Los Angeles Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple on February 23, 2013. This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Buddhist Education. Please visit this link for more information and registration.


Please download this flyer for more information.

A Conversation with Dr. Takamaro Shigaraki

February 26, 2013
2:00 pmto5:00 pm

A Conversation with Shigaraki-sensei

The Institute of Buddhist Studies and The Center for Buddhist Education are very happy to invite all BCA ministers, ministers emeritus and minister’s assistants to take part in an informal conversation about the teachings and path of Jōdo Shinshū with Dr. Takamaro Shigaraki.

Shigaraki-sensei is a world-renown Shin Buddhist scholar and minister. His work, The Heart of the Shin Buddhist Path: A Life of Awakening, will reappear as a featured offering by Wisdom Publications.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 2:00 to 5:00 pm
at the San Mateo Marriott Hotel.

We anticipate a free-flowing and meaning conversation, which will take place largely in Japanese with occasional explanations in English. Participants will be invited to share a light meal at the JSC following the event.

For more information or to inquire about transportation options, please contact either the IBS or the CBE.

IBS Winter Symposium: Tradition and Insight

February 28, 2013
1:00 pmto5:00 pm

Tradition and Insight: 2013 IBS Winter symposium

Tradition and Insight: Our Encounter with the Pure Land Way

Please join us for the 2013 Institute of Buddhist Studies Winter Symposium

An exploration of the roles that a received tradition and personal engagement play in our realization of the truth and meaning of Jodo Shinshu.

Keynote address by
Dr. Takamaro Shigaraki
Professor Emeritus, Ryukoku University

and presentations by
Dr. Michael Conway of the Eastern Buddhist Society
Rev. Henry Adams of Oxnard Buddhist Temple

Thursday, February 28, 2013, 1 to 5 p.m.

San Mateo Marriott Hotel
1770 South Amphlett Blvd.
San Mateo, CA 94402

A portion of the symposium will take place in Japanese with English translation.

Free of charge, open to all.

Sponsored by the George T. Aratani Endowment for the IBS Center for Contemporary Shin Buddhist Studies.

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