Gender Pronouns in the Life of the Sangha

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

7:00 p.m.

Rev. CJ Dunford

(they/them)

Institute of Buddhist Studies

Buddhist Temple of Marin

Berkeley Buddhist Temple

Juliet Bost

(they/them)

San Mateo Buddhist Temple

We warmly welcome you to join us for a conversation with Rev. CJ Dunford and Juliet Bost about the importance of using correct gender pronouns in temple life in order to create a welcoming and inclusive Sangha community.

We welcome you to join us in person or via Zoom Meeting on Wednesday, November 2 for this Dharma session.

To join us via Zoom, 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.

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”.

Sangha Speaker Juliet Bost (July 10)

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 July 24)
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”.

Sangha Voices: Juliet Bost

Sangha Voices is a collection of profiles and perspectives featuring our temple members. In this installment, Juliet Bost (San Mateo Buddhist Women’s Association Corresponding Secretary and Young Buddhist Editorial member) speaks about their experience growing up participating in temple activities and connection to the Dharma.

Juliet Bost

My name is Juliet Bost and I use they/them/theirs pronouns. My family moved to San Mateo from New Jersey in 2013 and first attended Palo Alto Buddhist Temple before transitioning to the San Mateo Buddhist Temple in 2015. Going to temple was a “return” to Jodo Shinshu for my family, a tradition from my grandfather’s family that we wanted to uphold.

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Sangha Speaker Juliet Bost “Reflecting on Wisdom, Joy, and Authenticity”

San Mateo Buddhist Women’s Association Corresponding Secretary and Young Buddhist Editorial member Juliet Bost shares a Dharma Talk on the topic of “Reflecting on Wisdom, Joy, and Authenticity”

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

Transcript

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Be the Refuge: Raising the Voices of Asian American Buddhists

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

7:00 p.m.

Chenxing

Han

Institute of Buddhist Studies Alumnus

and Buddhist Author

A conversation with the author and SMBT Sangha members Juliet Bost, David Chin, Hailey La Monte, Michiko Mukai and others

We welcome you to join us via Zoom Meeting from the comfort and safety of your own home on Wednesday, March 3 for this Dharma session.

To join us for this online Dharma Session, CLICK HERE and sign up for “Study Classes and Seminars”.

Sangha Speaker Juliet Bost “MLK Day: A Jodo Shinshu Reflection”

San Mateo Buddhist Women’s Association Corresponding Secretary Juliet Bost shares their appreciation of the Dharma with a talk entitled “MLK Day: A Jodo Shinshu Reflection.”

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