Are you good at Origami? Help us make paper cranes for our 100th Anniversary! Please
see the flyer on the right for more information.
100TH ANNIVERSARY LECTURE SERIES
We are happy to announce that the Zazenkai is hosting Zenshuji 100th Anniversary
A Series of Lectures and Conversations once a month starting this January to November.
Please see the lecture series page below for more information.
Eitaikyo service was held on October 16th in-person and online. The Dharma talks
were given by Rev. Rev. Shuraku Stuard in English and by Rev. Ryoko Miyazaki in Japanese.
Here is the video which was live-streamed on Facebook Live.
SHICHI-GO-SAN (7-5-3) SERVICE
Zenshuji Temple’s celebration for children’s Shichi-Go-San (7-5-3 years old) will
be held on Sunday, November 6th at 11:00 am AND 2 pm. You can pick either time to
Usually girls of 7 years, boys of 5 years and boys and girls of 3 years old go to
the local shrine to express gratitude to the Gods for their growth and continued
blessings. The children dress in colorful traditional kimono as they enter the shrine.
If Western attire is worn, the children dress up in party dresses and suits. The
children are given candy called “chitoseame” (thousand year candy) to promise them
long life. We order these candies from Japan.
To Register, please call the temple and register with the ministers
We are happy to announce that we will hold Rohatsu Sesshin this year again. Participants
must be vaccinated against Covid-19 and must wear masks in the Zendo during the sesshin.
Masks are recommended, but not required in other interior spaces other than the Zendo.
Please see the flyer for details. Registration is required. Please register by emailing: