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Saturday, January 14th, 2023
10am - 12pm

Hoonko Seminar
"Nembutsu --
Appreciating the Gifts of Life
The Gift of Life"
by Reverend Dr. Kenji Akahoshi

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Reverend Doctor Kenji Akahoshi


DDS degree from UCSF Dental School - Former dentist in private practice in San Jose.

US Air force Capt. – 3 year tour in Misawa AF Base, Japan.

San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin – Board President for 2 years.

Santa Clara Co. Juvenile Hall – Buddhist Chaplain for 7 years.

Buddhist Vision Quest – originated and conducted for high school seniors for 10 years.

Shin Buddhist Retreats – originated and conducted annually in California, Washington, and  Hawaii since 1998.

MATP, master’s degree from Institute of Transpersonal Psychology in Palo Alto, CA.

MBS, Master of Buddhist Study from Institute of Buddhist Studies of Berkeley, CA.

Resident minister of the Buddhist Temple of San Diego for 8 years.  Recently retired.

Currently teaching classes for minister’s assistants for BCA & Hawaii Kyodan.

Dharma Forward Campaign: heading the Minister’s Support Pillar.

Developing programs for BCA Propagation & Membership Committee for temples to attract  new members.

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