Edible Adventures: Buddhist Obon and Carnival Food

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Class/Workshop

Jul 201914
10:00a.m.

Japanese American National Museum
100 N. Central Ave
Los Angeles, California, 90012
United States


Get an insider’s view of the Buddhist temples in Little Tokyo and their roles in the past and today. Learn about the various obon festivals and carnivals they host and the foods that are part of them. This tour includes visits to Koyasan Beikoku Betsuin, Higashi Honganji, and the Los Angeles Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple (also known as Nishi Hongwanji), culminating in an Obon Carnival lunch at Nishi Hongwanji!

$28 Members; $35 Non-members. Museum admission and lunch at Nishi included. Limited to 20 participants. Comfortable shoes recommended.

Tickets available now.

Photo by Janis Hirohama

 

JANM . Last modified Jun 05 2019 11:57 a.m.


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