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Temple News for June 2019

1. Our longtime temple member and friend, Mrs. Fumi Kuramura, passed away on April 26, 2019, at home. She was 89 years old. A memorial service was held at the Buddhist Temple of Salinas on May 18, 2019. We offer our deepest condolences to the Kuramura Family.


2. Reminder: Salinas BWA will be holding their annual Food Sale on June 2, 2019. Pick up time is from 10 AM to 1 PM.


3. Calligraphy/craft class will be held on June 5 and June 12 from 1:30 PM to 3 PM. This class is being taught by Mrs. Mihoko Dreyer in the gym conference room. 


4. On June 9, 2019, 10 AM, the temple will be observing Lady Takeko Kujo Memorial (Kisaragiki)/June Shotsuki Service. Guest speaker will be Rev. Hoshu Matsubayashi. This service is sponsored by Salinas BWA. Lady Takeko Kujo (1887-1928) was the founder of the Buddhist Women’s Association. Lady Kujo was the daughter of the 21st Monshu of Hongwanji and was well known for her humanitarian work. The June shotsuki service honors family and friends who passed away in June. This is also the last Day of Dharma School class before the summer break and Dharma School Graduation day. 

After the service, there will be YBA Curry Feed at the gym from 11:00 AM to 2:00PM.  It is all you can eat curry!  Cost is $12 for adults and $10 for children. Please come and support the YBA.


法要の後、11時から2時までYBAのCurry Feed (カレーランチ)がジムであります。是非参加してYBAをサポートして下さい。大人は$12、子供は$10です。

5. Obon dance practices will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays @ 7 PM, starting June 18, 2019. 


6. Temple General Clean Up, June 30, 2019, 8 AM. This is the big temple clean up before the Obon Festival in July. Please bring gardening tools and cleaning supplies.  


7. Lumpia Making day, Sunday, June 30 @ 9 AM. This is on the same day as the General clean up. 


8. Hikari no Gakko will be from June 17-June 29, 2019 at the Buddhist Temple of Salinas. Please contact Robert Gatanaga for information. 

光の学校が617日から629日までサリナス仏教会で行われます。ご興味がありましたら、Robert Gatanagaさんにご連絡ください。

In Gassho, 合掌

Buddhist Temple of Salinas サリナス仏教会