Zazen at Temple


Meditation Room Blessing


Calendar of Events

April 24, Tuesday: Sitting Meditation (zazen) , 6-7:30 p.m.

April 29, Sunday: Beginner's Meditation Class, 10-11 a.m.; Sitting Meditation (zazen), 11 a.m.-12 noon

Month of May: No meditation classes. One month break. Please check back for updated information.

May 27, Sunday: Memorial Service/Mother's Day Service, 10 a.m. Reverend Shuji Komagata. The Meditation/Zazen room will be officially blessed.

Month of June: Meditation classes and sittings to continue.

Bon Dance Season: First weekend in June - First weekend in August: The nine temples on Kauai have their annual festival on a rotating schedule.

August 3-4, Friday-Saturday, Soto Zen Bon Festival 6:00 p.m.- 10:30 p.m.

September 21, Friday: International Day of Peace

September 23, Sunday: Autumn Higan Service, 10 a.m.

December 2, Sunday: Islandwide Bodhi Day Service, 9:20 a.m. Hosted by Soto Zen, at the Social Hall. Guest speaker TBA, public welcomed.

Last week in December (tbd) : Mochi Making Traditional Japanese rice-cakes for the New Year.

December 31: Ringing of Temple Bell, 11:30 p.m. Ring out the old, ring in the new!

Fukushima Ondo
at 2014 Bon Dance

This local signature dance traces its origins to Fukushima prefecture in Japan.

In this 24-minute video, Gerald Hirata opens the dance with a welcoming address. Shariraimon Sutra by Rev. Kokuzo, and taiko performed by Taiko Kauai.


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