LABTF Hanamatsuri Service, Nishi Hongwanji Buddhist Temple – April 8, 1:30pm-4:00pm

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

Date: 2018-04-08

Start Time: 1:30pm

End Time: 4:00pm

Hanamatsuri Family Service – April 15, 10:00am

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.

Date: 2018-04-15

Time: 10:00am


Hanamatsuri Craft Fair – April 29, 8:00am – 3:00pm

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.

Date: 2018-04-29

Start Time: 10:00 am

End Time: 3:00 pm


Mother’s Day Family Service – May 13, 10:00am

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.

Date: 2018-05-13

Time: 10:00am

Tanjo-e/Hatsumairi Service – May 20, 10:00am

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.

Date: 2018-05-20

Time: 10:00am