Priest speaks on Buddhism

The Buddhist Study Center will present the Kauai District Summer Session Satellite Seminar on “Shin Buddhism in the Land of Shakyamuni,” Tuesday from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Kapaa Hongwanji Mission, and Wednesday at the Lihue Hongwanji Mission from 6:30 to 9 p.m.

The Rev. Sonam Wangdi Bhutia, the head priest of Kathmandu Hongwanji in Nepal, will be the guest speaker. Bhutia was raised as a monk in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition and at age 28, encountered Shin Buddhism and founded Nepal’s first Hongwanji temple.

Registration is $10 per day.

Info: 822-4667 or 245-6262


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