BSC Blog

Dr. Jeff Wilson, currently the Numata Professor of Buddhist Studies at UH Manoa while on leave from Renison University College, will give a lecture entitled “Buddhist Influences in American Culture” […]
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The Forum on American Buddhism previously scheduled for February has a new date: May 17, 2018, 6-8 p.m. at the Buddhist Study Center. Explore what over 160 years of the […]
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  The January-July 2018 class schedule for our Dharma Light Program is now available. Course offerings include introductions to Buddhism as a whole as well as Jodo Shinshu Buddhism specifically, […]
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The July-December 2017 class schedule for our Dharma Light Program is now available. Course offerings include introductions to Buddhism as a whole as well as Jodo Shinshu Buddhism specifically, a […]
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Buddhist Study Center’s 2017 Summer Session is entitled, “Jodo Shinshu in the Land of Shakyamuni” and features special guest Rev. Sonam Wangdi Bhutia, Head Priest of Kathmandu Hongwanji in Nepal. […]
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YBICSE, or Young Buddhist International Cultural Study Exchange, is a Hongwanji-sponsored educational trip to Japan for young people in 9th grade through age 25. The YBICSE 2017 trip will be […]
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The January-July 2017 class schedule for our Dharma Light Program is now available. Course offerings include introductions to Buddhism as a whole as well as Jodo Shinshu Buddhism specifically, a […]
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Dr. Mark Unno will lecture on “Buddhism, Mindfulness, & Psychotherapy” at the Buddhist Study Center on Saturday, March 25, from 10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The workshop description is as […]
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Honpa Hongwanji Hawaii Betsuin and the Buddhist Study Center are pleased to host a screening of Dalai Lama Awakening at the Buddhist Study Center on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at […]
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Featured Events

May
12
Sat
10:00 am Understanding Shin Buddhism: Fir... @ Aiea Hongwanji Mission
Understanding Shin Buddhism: Fir... @ Aiea Hongwanji Mission
May 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
What is the Shin Buddhist way of living? Learn the terminology, concepts, rituals, and services of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism to understand how to find peace and happiness. See more here.
May
17
Thu
6:00 pm Forum on American Buddhism @ Buddhist Study Center classroom
Forum on American Buddhism @ Buddhist Study Center classroom
May 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Forum on American Buddhism @ Buddhist Study Center classroom | Honolulu | Hawaii | United States
Forum on American Buddhism: Re-Invention or Re-Discovery? Speakers: Prof. Jeff Wilson, Prof. George Tanabe; Moderator: Rev. Kevin Kuniyuki Thursday 6-8 p.m., 1 session, May 17, BSC Classroom What is “American […]
May
19
Sat
10:00 am Understanding Shin Buddhism: Fir... @ Aiea Hongwanji Mission
Understanding Shin Buddhism: Fir... @ Aiea Hongwanji Mission
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
What is the Shin Buddhist way of living? Learn the terminology, concepts, rituals, and services of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism to understand how to find peace and happiness. See more here.
May
26
Sat
2:00 pm Understanding Shin Buddhism: Fir... @ Puna Hongwanji Mission
Understanding Shin Buddhism: Fir... @ Puna Hongwanji Mission
May 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
What is the Shin Buddhist way of living? Learn the terminology, concepts, rituals, and services of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism to understand how to find peace and happiness. See more here
Jun
2
Sat
10:00 am Understanding Shin Buddhism: Fir... @ Puna Hongwanji Mission
Understanding Shin Buddhism: Fir... @ Puna Hongwanji Mission
Jun 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
What is the Shin Buddhist way of living? Learn the terminology,concepts, rituals, and services of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism to understand how to find peace and happiness. This also includes the […]