BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.5697@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20180803T000000Z DTEND:20180804T000000Z DESCRIPTION:During the Bon season in July and August\, the temple hosts a B on Dance with live taiko performance on the yagura. Join the excitement of dancing\, food\, and fun! Members of Taiyoji and the surrounding commun ity celebrate the festival to commemorate our ancestors who have struggle d to protect the Japanese cultural tradition in Hawaii.\n\nWith history of over 100 years\, Waipahu Soto Zen Temple Taiyoji currently serves as not only a place for rituals but as a place for the community to gather for ma ny activities\, such as Zen meditation\, yoga\, and Buddhist study sessio ns. It also promotes Japanese culture through Sumi-e\, a calligraphy pain ting class. The tradition of Japanese culture is what allows many young Bu ddhists to find their past\, future\, and&nbsp\; cutural identity. With m uch collaboration between the Japanese\, Hawaiian\, and American cultures\ , Tiayoji has established a Buddhism unique to its own tradition.\n\nFrida y\, 8/3 - 7:00-10:00 p.m.\n\nSaturday\, 8/4 - 7:00-10:00 p.m.\n\n<a href=" https://global.sotozen-net.or.jp/eng/temples/outside_jp/Hawaii/72.html">Le arn more about Waipahu Soto Zen Temple Taiyoji</a>\n\nPhone: (808) 671-310 3 SUMMARY:Obon Festival - Waipahu Soto Zen Temple Taiyoji URL:/en/events/2018/08/03/obon-festival-waipahu-soto-zen-temple-taiyoji/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR