Obon Service and Shotsuki Hoyo


Happy August!

This week, there will be 2 services at Oregon Buddhist Temple -- still virtually via YouTube. There are short morning services every day, so if you counted that, there will be 9 services!


First one of the full services will be on Saturday, August 7th at 10am PST. It is our Obon Service:

1. Kansho/Ringing of the Calling Bell: Quiet Reflection

2. Opening Remarks

3. Chanting of Amidakyo (Virtual Lantern)

4. Dharma Talk

5. Singing of Ondokusan I

6. Closing Remarks


Please join us to commemorate our ancestors, and families and friends who have passed away. Let us chant Amidakyo together!


Second one will be on Sunday, August 8th at 10am PST. This is our Shotsuki Monthly Memorial Service to commemorate the people who passed away in the month of August.


1. Kansho/Ringing of the Calling Bell: Quiet Reflection

2. Opening Remarks

3. Chanting of Sanbujo

4. Chanting of Hanjusan

5. Reading of Shotsuki Names

6. Dharma Talk

7. Singing of Shinshu Shuka Verse 2

8. Closing Remarks


Please join us, again at 10am on our YouTube channel at 10am PST. Please say Hi on the chat feature! :-)



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