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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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Due to the success of our first Jodo Shinshu career development workshop, we are offering a second workshop on Saturday, January 28, 2017 from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. Ms. […]
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YESS Camp 34 will be held on April 14-16, 2017 at Camp Kokokahi on Oahu, Hawaii. This year’s theme is YESS-topia and the guest speaker will be Rev. Satoshi Tomioka. […]
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Featured Events

May
30
Tue
6:30 pm The Many Faces of Buddhism in Ha... @ Buddhist Study Center classroom
The Many Faces of Buddhism in Ha... @ Buddhist Study Center classroom
May 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The Many Faces of Buddhism in Hawaii - Theravada (Dharma Light) @ Buddhist Study Center classroom
The Many Faces of Buddhism in Hawaii Series 1. Theravada Instructor: Dr. Patricia Masters Tuesday evenings, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 3 sessions, May 16, 23, 30 at BSC Classroom Many Buddhist paths […]
Jun
4
Sun
1:00 pm Buddha and Christ: Buddhism in a... @ Buddhist Study Center classroom
Buddha and Christ: Buddhism in a... @ Buddhist Study Center classroom
Jun 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Buddha and Christ: Buddhism in a Christian Land (Dharma Light) @ Buddhist Study Center classroom
Buddha and Christ: Buddhism in a Christian Land Instructor: Rev. Sherman Thompson Sunday afternoons, 4 classes, 1-3 p.m., June 4, 11, 18, 25, BSC Classroom Are Buddhism and Christianity so […]
Jun
6
Tue
6:30 pm The Many Faces of Buddhism in Ha... @ Buddhist Study Center classroom
The Many Faces of Buddhism in Ha... @ Buddhist Study Center classroom
Jun 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The Many Faces of Buddhism in Hawaii Series - Vajrayana (Dharma Light) @ Buddhist Study Center classroom
The Many Faces of Buddhism in Hawaii Series 3. Vajrayana Instructor: Dr. Patricia Masters Tuesday evenings, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 3 sessions, June 6, 13, 20, at BSC Classroom Many Buddhist paths […]
Jun
11
Sun
1:00 pm Buddha and Christ: Buddhism in a... @ Buddhist Study Center classroom
Buddha and Christ: Buddhism in a... @ Buddhist Study Center classroom
Jun 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Buddha and Christ: Buddhism in a Christian Land (Dharma Light) @ Buddhist Study Center classroom
Buddha and Christ: Buddhism in a Christian Land Instructor: Rev. Sherman Thompson Sunday afternoons, 4 classes, 1-3 p.m., June 4, 11, 18, 25, BSC Classroom Are Buddhism and Christianity so […]
Jun
13
Tue
6:30 pm The Many Faces of Buddhism in Ha... @ Buddhist Study Center classroom
The Many Faces of Buddhism in Ha... @ Buddhist Study Center classroom
Jun 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The Many Faces of Buddhism in Hawaii Series - Vajrayana (Dharma Light) @ Buddhist Study Center classroom
The Many Faces of Buddhism in Hawaii Series 3. Vajrayana Instructor: Dr. Patricia Masters Tuesday evenings, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 3 sessions, June 6, 13, 20, at BSC Classroom Many Buddhist paths […]