Buddhist Education Committee

The Buddhist Education Committee coordinates the religious activities of the Temple. Each member of the committee represents an important part of the Temple by scheduling, preparing, identifying volunteers and introducing new ideas and programs. Any interested member of the Temple may participate in the committee meetings.

You can learn more about the Buddhist Education Committee by contacting smbt@sanmateobuddhisttemple.org

BEC Activities

  • Shōshinge: Hymn of True Shinjin and the Nembutsu (Session 15)
    Wednesday, December 8, 2021 We welcome you to join us via Zoom Meeting from the comfort and safety of your own home on Wednesday, June 9 for this free Dharma Study Class. 6:00 p.m. Shōshinge Sōfu Chanting Chanting Shōshinge embodies the heart of daily Nembutsu practice in Jodo Shinshu Buddhism.  Join us to experience the […]
  • Reflections on Living in the Nembutsu
    Wednesday, December 1, 2021 7:00 p.m. Rev. Dr. Seigen Yamaoka Bishop Emeritus Buddhist Churches of America We welcome you to join us for an evening of conversation and Dharma sharing with a lifelong teacher who has inspired generations of seekers on the path of the Nembutsu. We welcome you to join us via Zoom Meeting […]
  • Shōshinge: Hymn of True Shinjin and the Nembutsu (Session 14)
    Wednesday, November 10, 2021 We welcome you to join us via Zoom Meeting from the comfort and safety of your own home on Wednesday, June 9 for this free Dharma Study Class. 6:00 p.m. Shōshinge Sōfu Chanting Chanting Shōshinge embodies the heart of daily Nembutsu practice in Jodo Shinshu Buddhism.  Join us to experience the […]
  • Waking Up to the Dharma
    Wednesday, November 3, 2021 7:00 p.m. Rev. Yuki Sugahara Oregon Buddhist Temple When his temple closed for in-person services at the onset of the pandemic, Rev. Yuki Sugahara realized that he would need to try new ways to make the Dharma available to his Sangha members. Inspired by the dedication of the first responders and […]
  • Shōshinge: Hymn of True Shinjin and the Nembutsu (Session 13)
    Wednesday, September 8, 2021 We welcome you to join us via Zoom Meeting from the comfort and safety of your own home on Wednesday, June 9 for this free Dharma Study Class. 6:00 p.m. Shōshinge Sōfu Chanting Chanting Shōshinge embodies the heart of daily Nembutsu practice in Jodo Shinshu Buddhism.  Join us to experience the […]