May 28 2014
Introduction to Buddhism Lecture

Introduction to Buddhism Lecture

at Newport Beach Buddhist Temple

2500 years ago, the Buddha awakened to a way of understanding life that was radically different from the prevailing views in ancient India. His teachings, having migrated through China, Japan, and now to America, are no less radical even in our advanced technological society and continue to inspire people to seek the same truths he awakened to. What are these eternal truths?

About Rev. Hata: Rev. Peter Hata is a Shin Buddhist minister at the Higashi Honganji Los Angeles Betsuin (district main temple). Rev. Peter is also a jazz musician and one of the original members of the Sansei band, Hiroshima, with whom he recorded several albums and toured throughout the U.S. and Japan. He also holds a Master’s degree in music and has taught a variety of graduate and undergraduate music courses at Cal State LA.

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Dates & Times

2014/05/28 - 2014/05/28

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light refreshments and take-home handouts included

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Newport Beach Buddhist Temple

254 Victoria St., Costa Mesa, CA 92627, Costa Mesa, CA 92627

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