Thursday
Dec312015

Temple News for January 2016

1.     On January 17, 2016, the temple will be observing Hoonko and January Shotsuki Service at 10 AM. Guest speaker is our former resident minister, Rev. H. Matsubayashi. Hoonko is the observance in memory of Shinran Shonin, founder of Jodo Shinshu, who passed away on January 16, 1263. The monthly shotsuki memorial service honors family and friends who passed away in the month of January. Please join us for this important service.

2.     Following the January Hoonko service, the temple will hold the annual New Year Potluck luncheon in the multipurpose hall. There will installation of the board of directors and officers for the Buddhist Temple of Salinas, Salinas BWA, and Dharma School. Please attend this important gathering and visit with friends and family.

In gassho,

The Buddhist Temple of Salinas

1月仏教会ニュース

1月17日(日)午前10時より報恩講法要並ぶに1月祥月法要を厳修いたします。特別講師は元サリナス開教使松林芳秀先生です。報恩講法要は宗祖親鸞聖人への追悼と感謝の法要です。皆さんお参りにお出で下さい。

報恩講法要の後、サリナス仏教会新年昼食会をいたします。例年のようにポットラックです。仏教会、婦人会、日曜学校の役員就任式をいたします。不二川先生御夫妻や松林先生御夫妻とともに新年のお祝いをいたしましょう。ご家族の皆様とご参加ください。

Wednesday
Dec092015

Mochitsuki, Sunday, December 13, 2015

It is past the deadline to send an order by postal service, but if you would like to place an order, please send an email to btsalinas@gmail.com and we will do our best to fill your order. In gassho, Buddhist Temple of Salinas.

 

Monday
Nov302015

Temple News for December 2015

Temple News for December 2015

 1.     Thank you to all the temple members for their hard work for the Udon Feed, which was held on November 15, 2015. It was a wet and cold Sunday morning, and many bowls of delicious udon were served. Thank you for your support!

2.     In the next few days, all temple members will be receiving a ballot for the temple board of directors. Please fill out the ballot and return to the temple by December 5, 2015.

3.     The temple will observe Bodhi Day and December Shotsuki service on December 6, 2015. Bodhi Day celebrates the day that the historical Buddha (Shakyamuni) attained enlightenment to become the Buddha, the Awakened one. The December Shotsuki memorial service honors family and friends who passed away in the month of December. Please join us for this important service.

4.     The temple will have the annual mochitsuki on December 13, 2015. Order form is available in this month’s White Path. See the flier for more details.

5.     Omigaki, the purification of the temple onaijin will take place on Friday, December 18, 2015. Any and all help is appreciated.

6.     General Clean up of the temple is scheduled for December 20, 2015 starting at 8 AM. Please bring gardening tools or cleaning supplies. The more helpers we have, the faster we will finish.

7.     The temple’s New Year’s Eve Service (Joya no Kane Service) will take place on Thursday, December 31, 2015 at 6 PM. Service will conclude with the ringing of the bell tower bell, 108 times. The bell ringing is a symbol of overcoming the 108 passions human beings are said to possess. This is a reminder of our human weaknesses, and a reminder of the need to live a life of reflection.

8.     On Friday, January 1, 2016, we celebrate the New Year by coming to the temple, hearing the nembutsu, and greeting all our old and new friends. Let us begin 2016 with gratitude for our family and friends.

 In gassho,

The Buddhist Temple of Salinas

お寺のニュース12月号

さる11月15日は雨で寒い日でしたが、うどんセールに御奉仕下さったみなさまご苦労様でした。またたくさんのお客様有難うございました。

近いうちに来年からの仏教会役員の投票用紙を皆さまに送りますので、12月5日までにお寺に届くようよろしく御願いします。

12月6日(日)は釈尊のお悟りを祝う成道会、祥月法要です。今年最後の大法要ですから、家族揃ってお参り下さい。

12月13日は恒例のもちつきの日です。ご注文をお忘れなく。

内陣の掃除、お磨きを12月18日(金)午前10時より始めます。ご奉仕を御願いします。

12月20日(日)はお寺の大掃除です。午前8時から始めます。掃除の道具を持参の上、御奉仕御願いします。

12月31日は午後6時から除夜会のおまいり、そのあと除夜の鐘をつきます。一年最後のお参りです。一年を振り返りながら、一緒に梵鐘を鳴らし、108の煩悩を打ち砕きましょう。そして新年を迎えましょう。元旦会は金曜午前10時です。

 

Sunday
Nov012015

Udon Feed, November 15, 2015

Saturday
Oct312015

Temple News for November 2015

Temple News for November

 1.     We offer our deepest condolences to the Otsuka Family on the passing of Mrs. Haruko Otsuka on October 1, 2015 at the age of 84. Mrs. Otsuka is survived by her husband, Mr. Eiju Otsuka, and children, George, John, and Judy Otsuka. A memorial service will be held in her memory on November 14, 2015 at 3 PM at the Buddhist Temple of Salinas.

2.     On November 7, 2015, the Asian Cultural Experience will be having a Tri Tip Fundraiser to support Chinatown Renewal Project. Contact Larry Hirahara for information and tickets.

3.     On November 8, 2015, BWA will be observing their annual memorial service for BWA members who have passed away. We honor their efforts to make the temple what it is today. This service will be in conjunction November Shotsuki Service for temple members who lost friends and family in the month of November. The guest speaker for this service is Rev. Henry Adams from San Mateo Buddhist Temple.

4.     On November 15, 2015, the temple will be holding their annual Udon Feed. Please make every effort to attend this event, and please bring all your family and friends. You will enjoy a hot bowl of Udon while supporting the Buddhist Temple of Salinas.

5.     On December 13, 2015, the temple will hold our annual Mochitsuki. Please see the attached flier for order information.

お寺のニュース11月号

去る10月1日、大塚春子様が84才を一期としてお浄土へ還られました。ご遺族の栄寿さま、三人の子供、ジョージ、ジョン、ジュディーに仏教会よりお悔やみ申し上げます。追悼会は11月14日(土)午後3時です。

11月7日(土)アジアグループ主催でトライテップによる募金運動が行われます。チャイナタウンの活性化のため、ご協力下さい。テケッツは平原ラリーまで。

11月8日(日)は婦人会先亡者追悼会と祥月法要です。サンマテオ仏教会のアダムス先生が講師ですから、家族揃ってお参り下さい。

11月15日は恒例のうどんセールです。友人を誘っておいしいうどんをどうぞ。

12月13日は餅つきです。予約お御願いします。

 

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