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Hanamatsuri Flower Festival Buddhist Service

Spokane Buddhist Temple’s Hanamatsuri Service, literally flower festival, commemorates the birth of Siddhartha Gautama, who became enlightened and is known as Buddha. Reverend Katsuya Kusunoki, from the Seattle Betsuin (Temple) will give the Dharma message. The service is in person, live on Facebook and on Zoom. Email SpokaneBuddhistTemple@gmail.com for the …

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Buddhist, Christian holiday fall on same day this year

This April 8, while millions (dare I say billions) of Christians around the world celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ, thousands (dare I say millions) of Buddhists will be celebrating the birth of Buddha. In a somewhat infrequent confluence of holy events, Easter Sunday this year corresponds perfectly with the …

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