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Hana Matsuri (Buddha's Birthday Cerebration)
To share a prayer for peace
Sunday, April 11, 2004 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
We invite you to a special "Hana Matsuri" (Flower Festival) ceremony celebrating the birth of Shakyamuni Buddha, the historical founder of Buddhism. All are welcome!

Nenbutsu Chanting
Singing Prayer by Rattlesnake Annie, Native American Cherokee Singer

Dharma Talk: "You Too!"
by Rev. Dr. Gene Reeves, Buddhist and Unitarian Universalist minister and teacher, Former Dean of Meadville/Lombard Theological School, Univ. of Chicago

Short Concert:
Rattlesnake Annie "Folk and Blues Music" following the service for peace. Refreshments will be served.

No admission requirements or charge. If your group will be more than 10 people, however, contacting us at the address below will be much appreciated.

Organized by
International Hana Matsuri Committee
Meisho Kaikan, 4-7-4 Shiba-koen, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Tel. 03-5341-1306 / Fax 03-5341-1224 / E-mail:

Denzuin Temple, 3-14-6 Koishikawa, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo (see Map)
(7 minute walk from Korakuen Station on the Marunouchi Subway Line)

Supported by:
Japan Buddhist Federation, Ayus, Shanti Volunteer Association, Buddhist NGO Network, WCRP Japanese Committee, Jodo Shu Ho-on Meishokai Foundation

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