Obon Festival - Zenshuji Soto Mission

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Jul 20178 Jul 20179

Zenshuji Soto Mission
123 South Hewitt Street
Los Angeles, California, 90012
United States

Please join the Zenshuji Soto Mission for their 59th Obon Festival! Enjoy a weekend of family and fun through a Japanese celebration of culture, heritage, and ancestry. Activities and entertainment include dancing, tea ceremonies, farmer's market, white elephant, raffle, games, taiko drumming, and more!

Zenshuji is a Sōtō Zen temple dedicated to bringing the 2,500-year-old teachings of Shakyamuni Buddha to America as illuminated by Dōgen Zenji and Keizan Zenji, the Two Founders of Sōtō Zen Buddhism. Their mission is to offer the ethnically diverse area of greater Los Angeles guidance in Sōtō Zen practice for those interested in satisfying spiritual, intellectual, and social needs.

Saturday, 07/08/17 - 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Obon service: 1:30
Sunday, 07/09/17 - 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Obon service 1:30

Learn more about Zenshuji Soto Mission


daniyang8 . Last modified Jun 22 2017 12:04 p.m.

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