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Enmanji Buddhist Temple

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Seminar on Shin Buddhism and Book Signing  

by Rev. Dr. Kenneth Tanaka 

Sunday April 29th

 Rev. Dr. Kenneth Tanaka, a popular and renowned Shin Buddhist Scholar, writer, and speaker, is coming to historic Enmanji Buddhist Temple in Sebastopol to be the guest minister for the 10:30am service and conduct an informative afternoon seminar.

 With degrees from universities in both the U.S. and Japan, including a PhD. from U.C. Berkeley, Rev. Dr. Tanaka’s academic career includes:

  • Professor and Dean of Buddhist Studies (retired), Musashino University, Japan.
  • ​Board Member, Association of Buddhist Christian Studies.
  • Former Associate Professor and Dean, Institute of Buddhist Studies, Berkeley

Born in Japan, raised in California, and educated both in the U.S. and Japan, Rev. Dr. Tanaka is a truly rare bicultural specialist in Pure Land Buddhism.

Seminar Schedule

Registrants may pick the sessions they wish to attend.

There will be a book signing of Rev. Dr. Tanaka’s most recent book, Buddhism On Air, which will be given FREE to all those who attend all three sessions.


  • First Hour (1:00-2:00pm) Introduction to Shin Buddhism in America.

  • Second Hour (2:15-3:15pm) The Nature of Shinjin Awakening

  • Third Hour (3:30-4:30pm) The Way of Naturalness

For additional info email Barbara at

For info on historic Enmanji Buddhist Temple in Sebastopol CA visit


  • $20 by April 22

  • $25 after April 22

  • Students $10

Walk-ins welcome ($25 at the door)

Please print and bring your email receipt to the event as proof of payment - thank you!

Enmanji Buddhist Temple

1200  Gravenstein Hwy, Sebastopol CA 95472


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