12th Dr. Kato’s Buddhism Lecture in Japanese 10 am
14th Board Meeting 7:30 pm
19th Fujinkai Meeting 10 am
Monthly Service & Memorial 11 am
25th Dr. Kato’s Buddhism Lecture in English 11 am
26th Chochin Hanging/Omigaki 9 am
July 9 & 10 - Zenshuji 58th OBON Carnival 第五十八回禅宗寺お盆祭り
INTRODUCTION TO ZEN MEDITATION
Starts on May 12th, 2016. 4 Thursday evenings (5/12, 19, 6/2, 9)
7:15 – 8:30 p.m.
This class series provides an introduction to Zen meditation for
beginners. It is open to people of all faiths. The classes teach you
the basic principles of Zen and Zazen meditation, and discussions
of how to practice Zen in daily life, that is, how to find inner peace
anytime, anywhere. Each class includes zazen meditation,
beginning with 10 minutes during the first class, and working up to
30 minutes at the end of the series. Some class also includes
walking meditation. The classes are led by Rev. Shumyo Kojima, a SotoZen priest who
is the head minister of Zenshuji.
The registration is limited up to 12 people.
Cost: $60 for the series ($30 for temple members). Register by calling Zenshuji (213)
624-8658, or by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org Please include your name and contact
information. Payment may be made at the first class. Scholarships are also available.
No one is turned away for lack of funds.
MOTHER’S DAY & FATHER’S DAY LUNCHEON - MAY 15TH
The Board of Directors cordially invite the Mothers and Fathers to attend the Annual
Mother’s Day / Father’s Day Luncheon. It will be held on Sunday May 15th after
the Monthly and Memorial Service which begins at 11:00 am. It is a wonderful way
for us to honor our parent(s) and let them have a relaxing day. It is also an opportunity
for them to socialize with other members.
• EVENT: Mother’s Day / Father’s Day Luncheon
• DATE: Sunday, May 15, 2016
• TIME: Following Monthly & Memorial Service @ 11:00am
• PLACE: Zenshuji Social Hall Downstairs
123 South Hewitt Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
The young adults are requested to bring a side dish. Please contact the temple
with any questions. We look forward to seeing everyone there.
NEED DONATION for OBON WHITE ELEPHANT BOOTH
Please donate for this worthy cause - your Temple! (No used clothing, however.) Please
bring your items to the temple to the attention of Mrs. Kay Soo Hoo or Rev. Kojima.
ontact the temple (213) 624-8658 for any questions.
58TH OBON CARNIVAL - July 9 &10th
Zenshuji Obon Carnival is coming soon. This is our biggest fundraiser of the year.
We need everyone’s help to make this event a success. Please volunteer whenever you
can. Thank you for your continuous support for Zenshuji. We will update the event
schedule and parking information when available.
June 26 - Chochin Hanging/Garden Cleaning/Omigaki
July 3 - Container Cleanup
July 7 - Booth Construction
July 9 & 10 Zenshuji Obon Carnival
July 12 - Carnival Clean up
1ST STREET CONSTRUCTION - May & June
There is a street construction taking place at First Street between
Alameda and Hewitt. The use of the section will be limited.
The concert celebrates the reunion of members of Ondekoza. Bringing the sound of
the Taiko drums, the Shakuhachi and the Koto to celebrate life and the Joy of playing
Taiko together again. An exciting and passionate concert exuding the philosophy of