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Lecture/Slideshow: Japanese Buddhist Temples in Hawaii


Sep 15, 2018
07:00 PM until 09:00 PM


This virtual tour of the Japanese Buddhist Temples of Hawaii will highlight the meanings behind the art, architecture, and decorations of these beautiful Temples. There will be a narrated slide show and the presenters will answer your questions. Drs. George and Willa Tanabe (Professors Emeritus of Religion and Art at the University of Hawaii_. They visited every temple in Hawaii (90 sites) over a three-year period to research each Temple’s art, architecture, and spiritual traditions. The event is perfect for those interested in Buddhism, Hawaii, religious art, and religious architecture. Note: Hawaii is home to several Temples that have a unique Pan-Asian architecture, drawing on elements of classic Indian and Japanese designs. A Hawaiian themed reception will follow the lecture, which is expected to last some 90 minutes. Admission is free but please join the Facebook event if you are planning to come so we can plan accordingly. Donations gratefully accepted which will support repaying costs of the Temple's recent solar panel installation.




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