Message from Bishop Harada

Message from Bishop Marvin Harada: The Color of Pure Gold The Color of Pure Gold “If, when I attain Buddhahood, humans and devas in my land should not all be the color of pure gold, may I not attain perfect Enlightenment.                                                       — Larger Sutra of Immeasurable Life Our world today faces racial tension and […]

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Statement in Support of Black Lives Matter

Statement in Support of Black Lives Matter and in Opposition to Racism Today we find ourselves in a time of deep unrest and pain. There is no justification for the killing of George Floyd, of Ahmaud Arbery, of Breonna Taylor. These and other countless racially motivated misuses of force against Black people are a travesty […]

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Dharma Discussion is on Wed. this week (6/10)

Join Sensei Melissa Opel & Sangha Members for a “Zoom” DHARMA DISCUSSION WEBINAR Thursdays 6:30 pm ****WED 6/10 THIS WEEK*** It’s been a joy to see Sangha members & hear how they are doing. Join in by emailing Sensei Opel at Melissajoshinopel@gmail.com You’ll be notified of the Dharma Discussion login by email.

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Dharma Discussions Every Thursday

Join Sensei Melissa Opel & Sangha Members for a “Zoom” DHARMA DISCUSSION WEBINAR Thursdays 6:30 pm It’s been a joy to see Sangha members & hear how they are doing. Join in by emailing Sensei Opel at Melissajoshinopel@gmail.com You’ll be notified of the Dharma Discussion login by email.

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Message from Bishop Harada: Patience, Patience

PATIENCE, PATIENCERev. Marvin Harada, Bishop In Buddhism we have the teaching of the Six Paramitas, the six bodhisattva practices that carry us from this shore of samsara, to the other shore of truth or enlightenment. Today I would like to reflect on the second paramita, which is “patience.” In Buddhism, we have to have patience […]

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Yard Volunteers Needed

Hi everyone!    We are looking for volunteers to help with weeding and yard cleanup at the temple.   If anyone is interested please let me know.  We will practice social distancing and there will only be a few people working at a time.  Just email me at alwaysalotus@gmail.com or text 509-294-1461. Thanks. —In gratitude – Becca OpelBoard President

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Rummage Sale

Are you spending your quarantine time de-cluttering your home and getting rid of attachments? The temple has scheduled a RUMMAGE SALE sometime this summer, so if you find items you’d like to donate, we will be happy to store them for you once the quarantine is over.  

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Donations Needed

While We Are Closed We are grateful for the volunteers who have been maintaining the Temple and for the dues that members have been sending since we closed. We are awaiting word from the state and the BCA about when to re-open. Donations: Since we stopped having services on Sundays, donations have been down. Please […]

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