with Michael Lum

BON ODORI: Gathering of Joy …Saturday, August 4, 2012 5:00 pm- 9 pm

Bon Odori:

“Gathering of Joy”

Saturday, August 4, 2012, 5-9 p.m.

A Free Summer Festival
* Open to the Community
* Family Friendly
* Japanese Folk Dancing
* Taiko Drumming
* Food – Crafts – Display
* Free parking: ARC Parking Lot


is the annual Buddhist community get-
together to remember and honor through  music and dance our deceased relatives
and friends. Truly a unique memorial  celebration and one that has been
embraced by the greater community,  the Buddhist Temple’s Bon Odori is
a lively expression of our gratitude  to the deceased for their continuing
influence in our lives.

Ongoing in the parking lot:

Sales of food, spam musubi, snacks and grilled teriyaki

(bean cakes), Buddhist books and gifts


Freshly made with love and care and the most delicious you have ever tasted.

A combo of vegetables, eggs and flour….

A Vegetable Omelette Pancake!

There is also the pre-made Bento available…

with choice of Beef, Chicken or Tofu

Our popular bento always sells out!

Available this year in a smaller size for

 Preorder yours at

Other foods will be available.

Come early to make a paper lantern in memory of a loved one. It will be
hung outside and visible from the dance circle below.

Free children’s activities in the Annex Hall are planned (TBA).

And, as always, we invite each of you, regardless of age, to join in
the dancing:

Buddhist Temple of San Diego

2929 Market St San Diego, CA 92102
(619) 239-0896

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