Fifth Annual Women in Buddhism Conference
presented by the Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple
September 23, 2017 – 9:30-3:30
A day devoted to understanding the place of Buddhism in our everyday lives –
Buddhist Paths: Women’s Choices with featured speakers Rev. Carol Himaka, Resident Minister Southern Alameda County Buddhist Church on The 35th Vow of Dharmakara/Amida Buddha and its meaning to women today; Professor Kyoko Tokuno, Ph.D., University of Washington Senior Lecturer in Comparative Religion at the Jackson School of International Studies on Salvation by Proxy: Buddhist Nun’s Sūtra Burial at Mt. Kōya in Heian Japan; Rev. Candice Shibata, Resident Minister, Berkeley Buddhist Temple on Transformation through Love, Loss, and the Buddha-Dharma. “Come as you are,” join and meet Seattle Betsuin sangha and others from the northwest – men and women, for “deep listening” of the dharma and enjoy bento lunch together and a bit of qigong to keep our minds “awake”!