Title: LABTF Hanamatsuri Service
Description: The Los Angeles Buddhist Temple Federation(LABTF) will hold the Hanamatsuri Service in observance of the birth of the Buddha. Hanamatsuri means “Flower Festival” with April 8 as the historical date of the birth of the Buddha.
The service will be held on April 8 at 1:00pm at:
Nishi Hongwanji Buddhist Temple
815 E 1st St
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Start Time: 1:30pm
End Time: 4:00pm
Title: Hanamatsuri Family Service
Description: In celebration of the birth of the Buddha, we gather for a family service to express gratitude to the Buddha for his teachings, so please join us.
Title: Hanamatsuri Craft Fair
Description: Please come out and join us for the Hanamatsuri Craft Fair. Vendors will be selling various types of items, so please come out and check it out.
If you’d like to take part in the fair as a vendor/seller, please download an application or contact the temple office.
The event is open to the public, free of charge and will take place on Sunday, April 23 from 10:00am-3:00pm.
Start Time: 10:00 am
End Time: 3:00 pm
Title: Mother’s Day Family Service
Description: In honor of the mothers, we’ll hold Mother’s Day Family Service, so please come join us.
Title: Tanjo-e/Hatsumairi Service
Description: Tanjo-e is birth of Shinran Shonin, founder of our Jodo Shinshu denomination. In his honor, we gather to express gratitude for his teachings and guidance.
Hatsumairi is held in conjunction with Tanjo-e and means the “Infant Presentation Ceremony”. Hatsumairi is held to present a child to the Buddha for the first time.