I have made vows, unrivalled in all the world, I shall certainly reach the unsurpassed Way. If these vows should not be fulfilled, May I not attain perfect Enlightenment. Words spoken by the monk Dharmakara Throughout our lifetime, we make general to specific commitments. There are several meanings, yet it is our actions to a […]

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The event supports the Guadalupe Buddhist Church annual Obon Festival, which provides the funds necessary to allow us to continue to keep the lights on and provide Jodo Shinshu Buddhist services to the community. Specifically, the money raised will help us hold our annual Obon Festival, which has been a yearly tradition for well over […]

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BIG THANK YOU to Letitia Haynes for designing the 2017 Guadalupe Buddhist Church Obon Poster. Your time and talent is greatly appreciated by our church members. Be on the lookout of this beautiful poster around Santa Maria. If you’re a local business owner on the Central Coast, California. Contact us. We would love to mail […]

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Happy 2017 Hanamatsuri (Floral Festival) from the Guadalupe Buddhist Church. Did you know that the Guadalupe Buddhist Church celebrates Hama-matsuri annually. If you’re interested in the Buddhist religion and it’s practices. We encourage you to join us. Meet our congregation and make new friends. Hanamatsuri refers to the memorial service performed at temples throughout Japan to […]

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FAMILIES OBSERVING MEMORIALS IN JANUARY Furukawa, Aiko Honda, Tom/Fumiko Kashiwagi, Sen Katayama, Yosaku Kurokawa, Paul Morishima, Sei Nakano, Jukichi Nishimura, George Oishi, Masasuke Oye, Utanosuke Sakai, Charles Sasaki, Tsugi Shimomi, Mitsuyo Shiroma, Steve Taniguchi, Tamae Tomooka, Fujie Ueki, Mary Congratulations to David and Jodee Minami Burger on birth of baby girl, Kaylee Kimiko Burger on […]

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