This month marks two years that we have been living through this pandemic experience. Temple activities, family gatherings, and our friendships have all been affected, but looking back on the ways Covid-19 has impacted our lives, it seems to me that the greatest challenge for me was having our kids out of school and studying from home for over a year. Doing our best to support their online learning, while also attending to our responsibilities with work and household matters made us feel pushed to the limit. We struggled daily to set boundaries to keep our sons on task with the work they needed to do and steer them away from the distractions and mischief that would interrupt their learning.Continue reading “The Kind Eyes of the Buddha”
Wednesday, March 2, 2022
West Los Angeles
Rev. Ko’e Umezu will share her insights on the meaning and
importance of Buddhist ritual in the Jodo Shinshu tradition. This session will also include a conversation about ritual practice as part of virtual services during
these pandemic times.
We welcome you to join us via Zoom Meeting from the comfort and safety of your own home on Wednesday, March 2 for this Dharma session.
To join us for this online Dharma Session, CLICK HERE and sign up for “Study Classes and Seminars”. To protect the privacy of online participants and encourage free and open discussion, this session will not be recorded.
This Sunday our service will be led by our Sangha members. San Mateo Buddhist Temple President David Chin will share a Dharma Talk with reflections on how the Buddha’s wisdom has supported him through the challenges of this past year.
(Shoshinge chanting will resume next Sunday on Oct. 3)
9:00 a.m. BCA Art Exhibit Virtual Tour with Dharma School Superintendent Yuko Suruki
9:30 a.m. Dharma Service with talk by David Chin
10:30 a.m. Dharma Discussion
To join us for this online Dharma Service, CLICK HERE to sign up for “Live Broadcast of Services”.
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Institute of Buddhist Studies
We welcome you to join us via Zoom Meeting from the comfort and safety of your own home on Wednesday, October 7 for this free Dharma session.
To join us for this online Dharma Session, CLICK HERE and sign up for “Study Classes and Seminars”.