Nichiren Buddhist Temple
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Choeizan Enkyoji belongs to the Nichiren Shu
lineage of Buddhism. We follow the teachings of the Eternal Shakyamuni Buddha as set forth in the Lotus Sutra and the teachings of our founder
Nichiren Shonin. Our main practice is chanting the Odaimoku (Great Title) of the Lotus Sutra, “Namu
Myoho Renge Kyo.”
Services are held at the temple most Sundays at 10:30 a.m. followed by a Dharma school for children at 11:30 a.m.
Our April/May 2013 newsletter, Enlightenment, is now available for viewing online. Please click here to see it.
On Saturday, June 1st, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Rev Cederman will be participating in a discussion about the crisis in Myanmar at the Interfaith Community Sanctuary, 1763 NW 62nd Street in the Ballard district of Seattle. The event is free and open to the public. For more information please click here.
From August 12th through August 16th, we will be holding our second annual Kidz Dharma Camp. The camp will teach Buddhist values to children of all ages in a fun and safe environment. For more information about the camp, please check out our Dharma Camp page.
We will be participating in the Walk for Rice on Saturday, June 29. The Walk for Rice raises funds for the food bank operated by the Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS). The ACRS food bank is one of the largest food banks in Washington and the only one that regularly distributes food for Asian diets. If you would like to join us on the walk and/or donate money to our team, please click here.
Choeizan Enkyoji's application to the IRS for non-profit status has been approved, and the temple is now registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions to Choeizan Enkyoji are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. If you would like to donate, please send a check payable to Choeizan Enkyoji to the address shown at the bottom of this page, or you can donate securely on line by clicking on the "Donate" button on the right. Your support of our temple and its mission is greatly appreciated.
We are now we offering a Sunday service at the Ballard-Alki Odd Fellows Lodge at 6:00 p.m. on the third Sunday of each month. The lodge is located 1706 NW Market Street in the Ballard district of Seattle. Please contact Rev Cederman if you would like more information.
We have begun a lay leader training program at the temple. Lay leaders will help with events, conduct services when a priest is not available, participate in temple organization, and otherwise assist the head priest in his duties. If you are interested in becoming a lay leader, please contact Rev Cederman.
On the first Sunday of most months, we hold a special children's service. Adults are also welcome to attend. Please contact Rev Cederman for more information.
|Enkyoji was founded on August 1, 2010. The mission of the temple is to promote compassion and harmony throughout the state of Washington through the teachings of Nichiren and the Lotus Sutra.|
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Seattle Nichiren Buddhist Temple
501 South Jackson #202, Seattle, Washington 98104
|Last Updated May 29, 2013|