No Gate Tea's Summer Tea Party on Saturday, July 1

                      Join Us at Our Berkeley Facility

Through August: Gentle Yoga and Meditation in Berkeley

                      Join Us at Our Berkeley Facility

Welcoming Vesak

                      Observances Differ across Buddhist Schools

Volume II Completes Collection for Propagation

Moraga, Calif. March 23, 2017. BDK America announces publication and availability of The Collection for the Propagation and Clarification of Buddhism, Volume II.

The volume includes the final seven fascicles (8-14) of this important work, Taishō 2102, and completes the work. (Volume I includes fascicles 1-7.)

Passing of a Great Friend of Buddhism

We were deeply saddened to receive the news from BDK Japan that Rev. Toshihide Numata, Chairman of Bukkyō Dendō Kyōkai, passed away on February 16, 2017 in Tokyo. He was 84 years old.

Learn Ikebana in 2017

BDK America confirms the ongoing success of its classes inthe Japanese Art of Flower Arranging (Ikebana). "Classes are well attended and the students really enjoy them," says Brian Nagata, Director of Programs. 

The class is designed to bring meaningul growth for beginning students, and students may join in easily. 

Join at Any Time

BDK America Presents Gentle Yoga and Meditation

The yoga postures (asanas) of this class will tone and stretch the body at a pace appropriate for you. The classes begin with breathing exercises to calm and balance the body and mind, followed by Sun Salutations and basic postures to build up your strength and flexibility and endurance. The class ends with 10 minutes' meditation on the mat or in a chair.

This yoga asana practice will help you sit comfortably for you meditation or simply for your relaxation. Meditation may be hard in terms of quieting our minds, but it should never be hard on the body. 

President's Day Tea Workshops Feb. 20, 2017


BDK America Japanese Arts & Culture Classes

Discovering the Japanese Way of Tea for Child and Parent


Part I, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Tea ceremony workshop for child and parent

 

NEW: A Buddhist Saying Each Day of the Month

A Spark of Buddhist Wisdom