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Spokane Obon Festival 7/21 & 7/22


2018 Spokane Obon Festival 7/21 & 7/22

Spokane Buddhist Temple
927 S Perry, Spokane, WA 99202

What is Obon?

Gathering of Joy: Japanese American Obon Festivals

Obon is an annual Japanese Buddhist festival that commemorates those who have passed away. It is based on a Buddhist tale which describes how a devout monk dances with joy upon successfully releasing his deceased mother’s spirit from the Realm of Hungry Ghosts. Today, participants dance to express their joy to be living happily, and to honor loved ones who died.

7/7 Come Make Senbei

2 -3 hour Shifts available on Saturday July 7th for making our Famous Senbei Crackers.

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