This meet-up is open to everyone interested in discussing the application of Buddhism whether you practice or not. People from other religious and spiritual paths are welcome and encouraged to participate as well. Our focus will be on cultivating harmony and peace with self and others through Buddhist ideas and teachings in everyday life. As a result, we ask that each person attending embrace diversity and respect for each individual’s spiritual path. We encourage the sharing of experiences so we can all learn from each other, but also curious listeners are welcome.
You do not need to bring anything. However, if you’d like, you are invited to share inspirational quotes, poems, or short passages from Buddhism, other Eastern religions, spiritual practices, and nature-informed paths.
10:45 AM: This is an interfaith event, started by the Shinnyo-en Buddhist temple, that takes place every year in Hawaii to honor those who have passed away. https://www.lanternfloatinghawaii.com
The Shinnyo-en Buddhist temple in Burien is showing a video replay of this event and welcoming all to attend.
1 PM: Open House at the Shinnyo-en Buddhist temple. Guided tours will also be available.
This meetup is open to everyone interested in exploring poetry to enhance spirituality. No experience at all with poetry is needed. We will share and listen to spiritually-related poems with buddhist themes, and you are invited to bring some to share if you want. In addition, we will offer easy to use ideas so that you can write your own poems if you’d like. Come join us for an evening of inspiration through poetry.