If you have visited the temple recently, you will see a happy new face. Reverend Etsuko Mikame finally arrived in San Jose on August 16th after a week stay in the IBS Center in Berkeley. We have been awaiting her arrival for so long and
President’s Message Can you believe it? All the preparation and anticipation that started back in March and in a blink of an eye, Obon is over. Otsukaresama deshita. Thank you to everyone for your support of the Obon festival. It’s so wonderful to walk around
Natto G Sakamoto The world can easily be divided into three populations; those who like natto, those who don’t like natto and the vast majority of humanity who have never heard of natto and don’t care. There are variation of natto that can be found
It’s that time again for the annual Obon season. There have been several Obon planning meetings already completed. As you know, these festivals don’t just happen each year without a lot of preparation. There are about 6 months of planning to get everything just right.
Obon Festival G Sakamoto Obon will soon be upon us. Preparations for the Obon festival have been underway for months. During the one weekend hundreds of volunteers will power the events. It is amazing that after so many decades we are still able to enjoy
Just a friendly reminder that we need your help to prepare for Obon weekend! We especially need volunteers on Sunday, July 7 – we want to construct as many booths as possible on our first Construction day. We were short on Chicken Cleaning help last