Enkyoji Annual Spring Lay Leader Retreat & Conference (4/8-4/10)


Please join us, all Enkyoji lay leader’s graduates & members who are enrolled the course of  2021!  We’d like to see you in person!


We’re holding annual lay leader retreat & confrence at Seattle Enkyoji Temple on April 8th to 10th. Great oppotunity to meet all lay leaders in person!

We have accomodation available at the temple. If you’re interested in, please contact at gasshodo@gmail.com. It is frist come first serve basis.


April 8th

12:00pm Open Registration

1:00pm-1:45pm Opening Ceremony

2:00pm-2:30 Welcome and Explanation of Schedule

3:00pm-5:30pm What does it mean to be an Enkyoji Buddhist Network Lay Leader?

6:00pm (Dinner one’s own)


April 9th

8:00am- 8:45am Meditation & Morning Service

9:00am-11:30am Introduction to Leading Shodaigyo

12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch (On one’s own)

1:15pm-3:00pm Forming and Organizing a Buddhist Group

3:30pm-5:30pm What Can We Do to Grow our Mission

5:30pm-6:00pm Hoza Discussion Group

7:00pm Dinner Party (Included in Registration)


April 10th

8:00am-8:45am Meditation & Morning Service

9:00am-11:45am How to Be a Bodhisattva? 

12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch  (On one’s own)

1:15pm-2:30 pm Angya (Walking and Chanting Meditation)

3:00pm Closing Ceremony & Certificate Presentation

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