Cheese Tasting Social, September 30, 2017


Temple News for September 2017

1.     Dharma School for 2017-2018 begins on September 10, 2017 at 10 am. Please come and register your children and meet up with the parents and teachers. 


2.     Senior Luncheon: The next senior luncheon will be on Thursday, September 14, 2017. Please contact Mrs. Mitzie Higashi if you plan to attend.

シニアランチョン:次回のシニアランチョンは 2017 9 14 日です。参加ご希望の方は、 Mitzie Higashiさんへご連絡ください。


3.     The Temple Tri-Tip BBQ Fundraiser is on September 24, 2017. The deadline to give ticket count to your district chairperson is September 15. Please sell as many tickets as possible. Also, please bring baked goods for the bake sale. 

仏教会トライティップバーベキューが 2017 9 24 日にあります。9 15 日までに担当の方 にチケットをお渡しください。 


4.     Autumn Ohigan and September Shotsuki Service & Grandparents Day, Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 10 AM. The service will be officiated by Rev. Yugo Fujita.

お彼岸・祥月法要を 2017 9 17 10 時から執り行います。 


5.     On September 30, 2017, the temple will be hosting a Cheese Tasting Social. It will begin at 7 PM. We welcome temple members, former YABA and YBA members, and potential new members. There will be no fee. Various liquid refreshments will be served. Please bring a designated driver, if necessary.

2017 9 30 7 時から仏教会でチーズ、ワイン親睦会を行います。参加費はありません。 是非お越しください。 


6.     On October 29, 2017, the Buddhist Temple of Salinas is hosting the Coast District Nembutsu Family Conference. The guest speaker in Japanese is Rev. Yushi Mukojima. The guest speaker in English is Rev. David Matsumoto. This is an event for the whole family. Please try to attend. Please send in the completed form and check to the temple by October 6, 2017 

2017 10 29 日にサリナス仏教会は Coast District Nembutsu Family Conference を行い ます。御講師は日本語が Rev. Yushi Mukojima 先生と英語が Rev. David Matsumoto 先生で す。この行事はご家族での参加が可能ですので、皆様お越しください。申し込みの締め切りは 2017106日です。 


In Gassho,

Buddhist Temple of Salinas 合掌, サリナス仏教会 


Buddhism in a Contemporary World Saturday August 19, 3-6 PM, No Host Dinner to Follow

Tri-Temple Seminar, Reverend Dr. Ken Tanaka

Buddhism in a Contemporary World

Saturday August 19, 3-6 PM, No Host Dinner to Follow

RSVP: Larry Hirahara 408-968-9081

Sunday August 20,  9-10 AM Japanese Dharma Message

Rennyo Shonin Service 10-11:30 AM

Hosted Lunch to follow Service

All at the Buddhist Temple of Salinas   

14 California Street, Salinas

 Buddhism on Air, Dr. Tanaka’s latest book will be available ($10 suggested donation)


About the Speaker:   Kenneth Kenshin Tanaka grew up and attended Dharma School in California. While being an active member of the Young Buddhist Association (YBA), he aspired to study Buddhism, which he did at Stanford Univ. (B.A.), a temple in Thailand, Institute of Buddhist Studies (IBS)(M.A.), Tokyo University (M.A.), and Univ. of California at Berkeley (Ph.D.). After teaching at IBS and serving as a resident priest in a Jodo Shinshu temple in California, Dr. Tanaka is currently Professor and Dean of Buddhist Education at Musashino University in Tokyo. His publications include The Dawn of Chinese Pure Land Buddhist Doctrine (The State Univ. of New York, 1990), Ocean: An Introduction to Jodo Shinshu Buddhism in America (WisdomOcean Publication, 1997), and Amerika bukkyo (in Japanese, meaning “American Buddhism”) (Musashino University, 2010).



Furutani Lecture Series, August 19-20, 2017, "Buddhism for a Contemporary World" by Rev. Professor Ken Tanaka



Temple News for August 2017

1. On June 16, 2017, longtime member, Mrs. Kyoko “Katy” Royston passed away at the age of 85. A memorial service was held at Struve and Laporte on July 16, 2017. Our deepest condolences to the Royston family at this sad time. 

2017616日、Mrs. Kyoko “Katy” Royston様が85歳でお亡くなりになりました。追悼法要は2017716Struve and Laporteにて行われました。お悔やみを申し上げます。

2. On July 27, 2017, longtime member, Mrs. Sachi Kawahira passed away at the age of 84. A memorial service will be held at the temple on August 12, 2017 at 1 PM. The family will have an otoki after the service. We offer our deepest condolences to the Kawahira family at this sad time.

2017727日、長年仏教会メンバーでありました、Mrs. Sachi Kawahira様が84歳でお亡くなりになりました。2017812日午後1時に追悼法要が行われます。ご家族はおときを持つことを予定しています。お悔やみ申し上げます。

3. Senior Luncheon: The next senior luncheon will be on Thursday, August 10, 2017. Please contact Mrs. Mitzie Higashi if you plan to attend.

次回のシニアランチョンは2017810日木曜日にあります。参加ご希望の方はMrs. Mitzie Higashi様にご連絡お願いいたします。

4. August Shotsuki Service, Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 10 AM. This service is in memory of family and friends who passed away in the month of August. The service will be officiated by Rev. Yugo Fujita.


5. FYI: Special Public Lecture in Salinas (in English), Saturday, August 19, 2017, 3 PM to 6 PM. Guest speaker will be Rev. Dr. Kenneth Tanaka, professor and dean of Buddhist Education at Musashino University, Tokyo. The theme of the lecture is “Buddhism in a Contemporary World.” The lecture is sponsored by the Furutani Memorial Fund. This is a great opportunity to listen to the professor while he is visiting California. Please make an effort to attend. The lecture is given in English.

2017819日にサリナスで特別講義が午後3時から6時まであります。講師はRev. Dr. Kenneth Tanaka先生です。先生は武蔵野大学の教授でもあります。題目はBuddhism in a Contemporary Worldです。講義は古谷メモリアルファンドによって支えられています。この講義は英語です。

6. FYI: Special Dharma Message (in Japanese) by Rev. Dr. Kenneth Tanaka, Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 9 AM (one hour before the Tri-Temple Service.) 

Rev. Dr. Kenneth Tanaka による日本語法話が820日午前9時からあります(トライテンプルサービスの一時間前。) 

7. FYI: Tri-Temple Service in memory of Rennyo Shonin, hosted by the Buddhist Temple of Salinas, August 20, 2017. This will be an observance in memory of Rennyo Shonin, 8th Abbott of Jodo Shinshu. This service will be held jointly by Watsonville, Monterey and Salinas temples. Guest speaker will be Rev. Ken Tanaka of Japan. There will be a luncheon in the gym, following the service. Salinas will provide the main dish. Salinas BWA Group 3 Toban will help with the luncheon. Monterey and Watsonville will provide the salad and dessert.

2017820日にトライテンプル蓮如上人法要がサリナステンプルで行われます。蓮如上人は浄土真宗本願寺派第8世宗主です。ワッソンビル仏教会モントレー仏教会合同です。ご講師はRev. Ken Tanakaです。サービス後にジムでランチをします。サリナスがメインディッシュを作り、BWA グループ#3当番がランチをテンプルで準備します。モントレーとワッソンビルがサラダとデザートを準備します。

8. Thank you to all the temple members who helped at the Salinas Obon Festival on July 30, 2017. This great event would not have been possible without all of your support. Thank you very much.  


In Gassho,

Buddhist Temple of Salinas



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