Live Interviews: What Bazaar Means to You

Saturday, June 27.

SMBT minister Rev. Henry Adams conducted a series of live interviews with Sangha Members. 

Click here to listen to conversations.

10:00 a.m. History of the Bazaar

Panelists: Ritsuko Furuya, Michiko Mukai and Ruth Wada

  • Hear memories of the early days of the SMBT bazaar and temple life from long-serving members.

12:00 p.m. Creating the Space

Panelists: Rodger Fujinaga, Victor Iwamura, Suzy Lee, and William Tsukida

  • Learn more about what goes into preparing for bazaar and efforts to carry on cherished traditions.

1:45 p.m. The Buddha’s Little Children

Panelists: Wesley Mukai, Hishi Oto, and Yuko Suruki

  • Join a conversation about the significance of the bazaar and the temple in the lives of children.

3:30 p.m. The Food and the Sangha

Panelists: Grace Kanomata, Donald Lee, and Carrie Yoshimoto

  • Everyone’s favorite topic!  Discover the history of some of our favorite SMBT bazaar food items.

5:15 p.m. 法味:バザーでありがたく味わえる仏様の教え

Panelists: Miyuki Freidman, Toshinori Saiki, and Akira Uramoto

  • Japanese Language Session: the Food and the Dharma