Please check these conference and seminar flyers. It is an opportunity to hear different sensei's from other temples and the BCA. Contact Dona Mitoma (Religious Chair) to attend. BWA Members should contact Kathy Kumagai to be added to the list.
Conferences and Seminars
These updates come from the Buddhist Churches of America HDQ. Information regarding workshops and seminars are included in this update.
Files are in chronological order from most recent to oldest.
BCA Center for Buddhist Education YouTube Channel
Videos of most CBE seminars that have taken place recently can be viewed.
Sept 26, 1-3pm Ichi-Mi will be having a Gender Language Workshop
● Sat./Sun: Oct. 3 & 4:
Women in Buddhism Webinar - "Tools for Spiritual Wellness"
Presented by Seattle Buddhist Temple, co-sponsored by CBE. Speakers: Carmela Javellana Hirano, M.D. ("Radical Humility - Jodo Shinshu Path to Joy"); Bonnie Duran, Ph.D. ("Dharma for Undoing Internalized Stereotypes"), Sharon A. Suh, Ph.D. (Meditation & Yoga for Healing Trauma"), Sheri Mizumori, Ph.D. ("Brain Health & Everyday Well-Being"); Tara Tamaribuchi, B.F.A. ("Art as Healing")
● Sat. Oct. 10, 10 am- 12 pm:
Technobuddha Seminar - Good Trouble! " I don't think Slavery ended in 1865... I think it just evolved." ~ Bryan Stevenson .
Guest speaker: Rick Stambul
● Sat. Oct. 24, 10 am - 12 pm:
"Dharma in Your Life"
Guest speakers: Rev. Marvin Harada, Rev. Maribeth "Smitty" Smith, and Rev. Jon Turner. Presented by the CBE Every Day Buddhism Committee.
● Sat. Oct. 31, 11 am – 1 pm PDT: “Shin Buddhism & the Supernatural”
Speaker: Rev. Jerry Hirano
(Previously Dr. John Paraskevolopous was scheduled to speak on Oct 31st but due to his work he had to cancel and a new date is TBD)
● Sat., Nov. 7, 7-10 pm (PT): BYR and Friends Reunion
An online gathering for HS participants from the BCA Buddhist Youth Retreats (BYR) from all years, and all others interested.