Bodhi Day Service

Sunday, December 4, 2022

We warmly welcome you to join us in person at the San Mateo Buddhist Temple for our Bodhi Day Service on Sunday, December 4. Bodhi Day is our annual celebration of Sakyamuni Buddha’s attainment of enlightenment seated beneath the Bodhi Tree. It is a special occasion for us to reflect upon how the truth to which the Buddha awakened over 2,500 years ago in Bodhgaya, India continues offer precious guidance for our lives today.

Schedule
8:30 a.m. Shōya Raisan Chanting
9:00 a.m. Taiso Morning Exercise with instructor Juliet Bost
9:30 a.m. Bodhi Day Service
10:30 a.m. Dharma Discussion

To join us via Zoom for this Dharma Service CLICK HERE and sign up for “Live Broadcast of Services”.

Pie & Gratitude (November 27)

This Sunday Rev. Adams will share a Dharma Talk reflecting on lessons learned from waiting two hours to buy a single pie on Thanksgiving Morning.

Schedule
8:30 a.m. Shoshinge Sofu Chanting
9:00 a.m. Sangha Social Hour
9:30 a.m. Dharma Service
10:30 a.m. Dharma Discussion
10:30 a.m. 日本語法要 Japanese Language Service

We welcome you to join us in person!

To join us online via Zoom , CLICK HERE to sign up for “Live Broadcast of Services”.

Veteran’s Day—Special Guest Speaker Jack Dairiki (November 13)

On the occasion of our annual Veteran’s Day Service, we welcome Buddhist Church of San Francisco Minister’s Assistant, Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Survivor, and Korean War Veteran Jack Dairiki as our Special Guest Speaker.

Schedule
8:30 a.m. Shoshinge Sofu Chanting
9:00 a.m. Hula with Stephanie Hagio Chin
9:30 a.m. Veteran’s Day Dharma Service with Veteran’s Reflection by Mr. Jack Dairiki
10:30 a.m. Dharma Discussion with Mr. Jack Dairiki

To join us for this online Dharma Service, CLICK HERE to sign up for “Live Broadcast of Services”.

Turning From Conflict to Kindness (November 6)

This Sunday Rev. Adams will share a Dharma Talk reflecting on how, in the midst of this world where anger and conflict abound, each of us has the potential to live with kindness inspired by the Buddha’s vow to “to bring sentient beings from birth-and-death to the final attainment of emancipation.”

Schedule
8:30 a.m. Shoshinge Sofu Chanting
9:00 a.m. Sangha Social Hour
9:30 a.m. Dharma Service
10:30 a.m. Shotsuki Hoyo Monthly Memorial Service

We welcome you to join us in person!

To join us online via Zoom , CLICK HERE to sign up for “Live Broadcast of Services”.

Great Peace for the Fearful (October 30)

This season of Halloween when spooky abound in our neighborhoods, businesses, and schools is a wonderful time to take comfort the power of the Buddha’s teachings to bring us freedom from fear. For the Sunday, October 30 Dharma Talk Rev. Adams will take inspiration from the Buddha’s Vow in the Sanbutsuge “Verses in Praise of the Buddha” that “to all beings who live in fear I will give great peace.”

Schedule
8:30 a.m. Shoshinge Sofu Chanting
9:00 a.m. Sangha Social Hour
9:30 a.m. Dharma Service
10:30 a.m. Halloween Party hosted by Jr. YBA

We welcome you to wear your Halloween costume to service and join us in person!

To join us online via Zoom , CLICK HERE to sign up for “Live Broadcast of Services”.

Special Guest Dharma Speaker: Leo Joslin Sensei (October 23)

On Sunday, October 23, we are honored to welcome Leo Joslin Sensei from the Buddhist Church of San Francisco as our Special Guest Dharma Speaker.

Click here to read more about Leo Sensei

Schedule
(Shoshinge chanting and Taiso exercise will resume on October 30)
9:30 a.m. Dharma Service with talk by Leo Joslin Sensei
10:30 a.m. Dharma Discussion with Leo Joslin Sensei

オンラインや電話を通しての永代経法要参拝も可能です。

You may also join us via Zoom for this Dharma Service. To receive the link, CLICK HERE and sign up for “Live Broadcast of Services”.

Eshinni, Kakushinni, Lady Takeko Kujo, Lady Yoshiko Ohtani, Buddhist Women’s Association Memorial Service

October 16, 2022

Click here to read more about Rev. Tomioka

Guest Speaker

Rev. Satoshi Kaʻimipono Tomioka

Minister of Puna, Pahala, Naalehu Hongwanji Mission

御講師

富岡智史先生

開教使

ハワイ開教区プナ・パハラ・ナアレフ本願寺

We warmly welcome you to join us in person at the San Mateo Buddhist Temple or via Zoom Meeting for our Eshinni, Kakushinni, Lady Takeko Kujo, Lady Yoshiko Ohtani, Buddhist Women’s Association Memorial Service on Sunday, October 16, 2022 at 9:30 a.m.

2022年10月16日の9時30分から恵信尼・覚信尼・九条武子・大谷子・仏教婦人会追悼法要をお勤めします。

Schedule
8:30 a.m. Shoshinge Gyofu Chanting (Click here for chanting text)
9:00 a.m. Mindful Meditation with Dr. April Chun
9:30 a.m. BWA Memorial Service with English Language Message by Rev. Satoshi Kaʻimipono Tomioka
10:30 a.m. 日本語法話 富岡智史先生 Japanese Language Dharma Message by Rev. Satoshi Kaʻimipono Tomioka

All ages are welcome to join without prior registration.

本堂でお参りされる方は事前要約は必要ありません。

To join us online via Zoom, CLICK HERE to sign up for “Live Broadcast of Services”.

オンラインでご参拝したい方はここにクリックして、”Live Broadcast of Services”に登録してください。

October 9 Dharma Service: Mindful Meditation

This Sunday our service will be led by our Sangha members.  David Crampton and April Chun will facilitate an introduction Mindful Mediation for the Sangha during the 9:30 a.m. Dharma Service.

Schedule
(Shoshinge chanting will resume on October 16)
9:30 a.m. Dharma Service with Mindful Meditation led by David Crampton and April Chun
10:30 a.m. Dharma Discussion

To join us for this online Dharma Service, CLICK HERE to sign up for “Live Broadcast of Services”.

Pet & Plant Memorial Service

Sunday, October 2, 2022

We gratefully remember the animals who provide us with companionship as our pets. We also show our appreciation for the plants that support our lives, including the cut flowers that adorn the Buddha Shrine and bring us joy through their beauty.

Use the form below to provide the name of the deceased pet(s) and/or plants that you would like to remember at the San Mateo Buddhist Temple Pet and & Plant Memorial Service.

Schedule
8:30 a.m. Shoshinge Sofu Chanting
9:00 a.m. Taiso Morning Exercise with instructors Juliet & Grace Bost
9:30 a.m. Pet & Plant Memorial Dharma Service
10:30 a.m. October Shotsuki Hoyo Monthly Memorial Service

To join us for this online Dharma Service, CLICK HERE to sign up for “Live Broadcast of Services”.

Sangha Speaker Juliet Bost (September 18)

This Sunday our service will be led by our Sangha members.  San Mateo Buddhist Women’s Association Corresponding Secretary and Young Buddhist Editorial member Juliet Bost will share a Dharma Talk.

Schedule
(Shoshinge chanting will resume on September 25)
9:30 a.m. Dharma Service with talk by Juliet Bost
10:30 a.m. Dharma Discussion led by Juliet Bost

To join us for this online Dharma Service, CLICK HERE to sign up for “Live Broadcast of Services”.