Tag Archives: buddhist

Hanamatsuri Buddhist Service

Hanamatsuri Flower Festival Service – Celebrating the Birth of Buddha Virtual Service: Email for Zoom link: SpokaneBuddhistTemple@gmail.com Hanamatsuri, literally flower festival, is celebrated in April, commemorating the birth of Siddhartha Gautama, who became enlightened and is known as Buddha. A special altar—the Hanamido—is erected and decorated with flowers representing the …

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Spokane Obon Festival

Saturday 7/21: 2-day Japanese Buddhist cultural festival, featuring Japanese/Hawaiian Food, Spokane Taiko drumming, crafts, Bon Odori dancing, and Anime & Cosplay. Spokane Taiko Drumming (11 am & 5 pm Sat. only) and Bon Odori dancing (6 pm each night), audience participation Japanese folk dances. Plus a Temple Open House 11 …

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Ring in the New Year!

Joya-E Service, “Bell of the Last Night.” Ring Out the Old Year! Ring In The New! This act symbolically “rings out” the 108 delusions of women and men and “rings in” our aspiration to overcome ignorance, greed and anger in the coming year. Please come join us for this special …

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