There are two ways of listening… For me, then to listen to the teaching means That the more I hear, rather than becoming Better or improving, the more I realize The opposite, my worthlessness. ~Zentaro, a myokonin There has been research done about people who have pets. The results are amazing. The researchers cannot explain […]

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OBON – Another successful Obon Festival under our belts thanks to so many helpful hands. Namu Amida Butsu. Other Obon Donations Four boxes of fortune cookies John and Leslie Hayashi Five dinner gift certificates/mandarin drinks Atari-ya Restaurant 100 rolls of sushi 100 rolls of norimaki Hamasato Restaurant Strawberries Henry/Chiyo Okui Graphic design services (posters) Reflections […]

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OBON – Another successful Obon Festival thanks to so many helpful hands. We are interrelated. Namu Amida Butsu. WINNERS – OBON RAFFLE 2017:   1,500.00 Alma Ortega, Santa Maria 500.00 Lorene Yoshihara, Santa Maria 300.00 Clancy McAuliff, Santa Maria 100.00 Aki Tanimoto 100.00 Rosie Muranaka, Santa Maria 100.00 Zack Chun 100.00 Toshio Kamo, Santa Maria […]

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Let us cease from wrath, and refrain from angry looks. Nor let us be resentful when others differ from us. For all beings have hearts, and each heart has its own learning. Their right is our wrong, and our right is their wrong. We are not unquestionably sages, nor are they questionably fools. We are […]

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Guadalupe Buddhist Church welcomes the public to the annual Japanese Obon Festival. Members of the church hold the event to express gratitude and honor to their ancestors who first initiated the observance and pay respects to those who passed during the year. Attendees will have a chance to taste authentic Japanese cuisine, listen to taiko […]

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