The mission of the Seattle Buddhist Church is “to promote, protect and share the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha.” We hope you find what you need here to join or deepen your connection to our religious community known as the Sangha.

Upcoming spring seminars

*Saturday, June 4: a discussion on "Gandharan Buddhist Texts: What the Oldest Extant Buddhist Manuscripts Tell Us About Early Buddhism," by Joe Marino, a PhD Candidate at the University of Washington and a member of the Early Buddhist Manuscripts Project. The discussion runs from 9:30 to 11:30 am.

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2016 Youth Spring Taiko Workshop

Seattle Buddhist Church Matsuri Taiko is holding a workshop for kids ages 7 and up. The workshop will cover basic taiko rhythms, sticking and movement as well as playing dynamics as a group. With these skills, participants will learn to play a short taiko song, which they will perform at ...

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Clean your closets for a cause

The Youth Buddhist Association (YBA) is soliciting donations of gently used clothing and household linens. Your donations will go to "Clothes for the Cause, a for profit company, whose mission is to partner with non-profits to help them achieve their financial goals."

The following are accepted:
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Save the dates

Taiko. Yakisoba. Beer Garden. Music. Martial arts demonstrations. Shaved ice. History on display. Dancing in the streets. Honoring ancestors and friends who have passed. July 16 and July 17, 2016.  Bon Odori. 

The festival is an official Seafair community event held at the Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple.

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Five ways to support Seattle Buddhist Temple

1. Open up a Bartell Drugs Community Caring Card and present the card at check-out. Qualifying purchases earn up to 4% as a donation from Bartell to the Temple. There is no additional cost to you, as the donation is part of their community benefit plan.

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