Bodhi Day/Year-end Family Service – December 9, 10:00am

Title: Bodhi Day/Year-end Family Service

Description: Please join us for Bodhi Day/Year-end Family Service. Bodhi Day is a Buddhist holiday in celebration of the day in which Siddhartha Gautama sat underneath the Bodhi tree and attained enlightenment. In conjunction with Bodhi Day is Year-end Family Service, the last family service of the year.

Date: 2018-12-09

Time: 10:00 am


Temple Clean-up – December 16, 9:00am

Title: Temple Clean-up

Description: Please join us for Temple Clean-up as we clean up the temple for a fresh start to the new year.

Date: 2018-12-16

Time: 9:00 am


Mochitsuki – December 28 (Friday), 9:00am

Title: Mochitsuki

Description: Please join us for Mochitsuki, the traditional event of making mochi (Japanese rice cakes). Join us as we gather for mochi-making and for socializing with old & new friends.

Date: 2018-12-28

Time: 9:00 am


Year-end Service (Joya-e) – December 31 (Monday), 6:00pm

Title: Year-end Service (Joya-e)

Description: Please join us on New Year’s Eve for Year-end Service (Joya-e) as we close the year by gathering to express our gratitude to the Buddha for his guidance over the past year. It’s an opportunity to reflect back on the past year and to prepare to welcome in the New Year.

Toshikoshi soba (buckwheat noodles) will be served, plus we’ll close the service with the ringing of the gong to welcome in the new year, so please join us.

Date: 2018-12-31

Time: 6:00 pm


New Year’s Day Service (Shusho-e) – January 1, 10:00am

Title:New Year’s Day Service (Shusho-e)

Description: Please join us as we open the new year with New  Year’s Day Service (Shusho-e), the first service of the new year.  Join us as we gather to express our gratitude to the Buddha for his guidance for the coming year.  

Date: 2019-01-01

Time: 10:00 am