Sunday, August 16th, 10am PST

Buddhist Churches of America

Virtual Obon Service

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Buddhist Churches of America Virtual Obon Service

1. Opening Remarks – Rev. Jerry Hirano

2. Chanting of Shishinrai and Hyobyakumon – Rev. Jay Shinseki

3. Chanting of Amidakyo – Rev. Katsuya Kusunoki

4. Reading of the Threefold Refuge – Rev. Candice Shibata

5. Reading of Sankiemon – Rev. Kazuaki Nakata

6. Introduction of the Speaker – Rev. Dean Koyama

  7. English Dharma Message – Rev. Tadao Koyama

8. Japanese Dharma Message – Rev. Tadao Koyama

9. Introduction of the Speakers – Rev. Jerry Hirano

10. English Dharma Message – Rev. Marvin Harada, Bishop

11. Japanese Dharma Message – Rev. Ryuta Furumoto

12. Reading of “Shinjin Gyakutoku Sho” – Rev. Harry Bridge

13. The translation of “Shinjin Gyakutoku Sho” – Rev. Ron Miyamura

14. Closing Remarks – Rev. Jerry Hirano

Music: “Obon, Obon, its Festival Day” performed by Rev. Harry Bridge

Video edited by Rev. Yuki Sugahara

Oregon Buddhist Temple offers various services:

Sunday Services

Wedding, Funeral and Memorial Services

Special Services

Morning Services

(short live streaming every morning at 8am

on our Youtube channel)

(503) 234-9456

3720 SE 34th Ave, Portland, OR 97202, USA

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