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American Buddhist Study Center’s Saturday Afternoon Movie – Departures (OKURIBITO)  🗓 🗺

American Buddhist Study Center’s Saturday Afternoon Movie – Departures (OKURIBITO)  Saturday, August 3 from 2:30 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. American Buddhist Study Center Library – 331 Riverside Drive (between 105th and 106th Streets) Suggested Donation: $10/$5 for ABSC members The American Buddhist Study Center presents a screening of director Yojiro Takita’s award-winning film Departures. When his orchestra disbands, Daigo Kobayashi (Masahiro Motoki) decides to start … Continue reading American Buddhist Study Center’s Saturday Afternoon Movie – Departures (OKURIBITO)  🗓 🗺

Obon Dance Festival at Bryant Park – Sunday, July 5th

On Sunday, July 5th, at Bryant Park (41st Street & 6th Avenue near the fountain) The New York Buddhist Church will hold its Annual Obon Dance Festival from 12:30 p.m. until 5:00 p.m., rain or shine. The festival will follow a combined service at 10:30am at the NYBC located at 331-332 Riverside Drive. Observed within the Buddhist faith, Obon is a time when one honors … Continue reading Obon Dance Festival at Bryant Park – Sunday, July 5th