“Unity in Compassion” Tsunami Relief Event 5/7/11

By: Gwendolyn Alley aka Art Predator

May 06 2011

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Category: Photography, Sculpture

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Aperture:f/2.8
Focal Length:3.85mm
ISO:80
Shutter:1/464 sec
Camera:iPhone 4

ALL TREMBLE AT VIOLENCE,
LIFE IS DEAR TO ALL.
PUTTING ONESELF
IN THE PLACE OF ANOTHER,
ONE SHOULD NOT KILL
NOR CAUSE ANOTHER TO KILL.
Verse 130, Dhammapada

This Saturday, May 7, An Lac Mission Ventura and Unitarian Universalist Church Ventura invite you to special joint evening of food and entertainment to raise funds for Tsunami Relief  Work in Japan. An Lac Mission Ventura, and Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura are sponsoring and organizing  this event to be held at the An Lac Mission located on Saticoy Avenue at Darling near Telephone Road.

You are invited to buy a $10 coupon card first and buy your choice of different Vietnamese and Sri  Lankan Vegetarian food from different stalls. Return your coupon card  for a drawing for door prizes.

Entertainment for the evening includes music sung in Japanese, Vietnamese and English. The Choir of Unitarian Universalist Church and some  musicians who are members of the church will play music and songs. Dianna Burdick and Joan  Rust of United Methodist Church of Ventura  Channel Choir will sing with Pastor Jimmy on Piano. Tom and Bill Ball will sing. There are songs in Vietnamese too. Takako Morita is going to sing in Japanese with her Japanese friends.

Whether you are in attendance or not, at 8:30pm, please join in a Candle Light Prayer for the world.

For further details please download the Flyer Japan Fund Raising Dinner in English at An Lac Mission-2, the May 2011 Program of classes and events 115Mayprog, call 805-659-9751, e-mail  missionanlac@yahoo.com/ or go to http://www.venturabuddhistcenter.org/

Note photo taken by my iPhone during preparations for the unveiling of the Jade Buddha in February 2010.


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2 comments on ““Unity in Compassion” Tsunami Relief Event 5/7/11”

  1. […] “Unity in Compassion” Tsunami Relief Event 5/7/11 « Blog Archive … This Saturday, May 7, An Lac Mission Ventura and Unitarian Universalist Church Ventura invite you to special joint evening of food and entertainment to raise funds for Tsunami Relief Work in Japan. An Lac Mission Ventura, and Unitarian . […]

  2. […] While we sat and reflected and discussed what messages Buddhism brings to make our world a better place, the Temple smelled heavenly with the preparation of vegetarian delights and buzzed with activity for tonight’s fundraising event to send both monks and money to Japan.  In a week or so, Buddhist monks are flying to Japan from all over the world. They will gather near the nuclear reactor site at Fukishima to pray and they  are bringing with them funds raised from their temples to help with the restoration and recovery process.  Read on and learn how you can help. Even if you can’t attend in person, you can light a candle at 8:30pm tonight Pacific time and join your prayers with ours. ALL TREMBLE AT VIOLENCE, LIFE IS DEAR TO ALL. PUTTING ONESELF IN THE PLACE OF ANOTHER, ONE SHOULD NOT KILL NOR CAUSE ANOTHER TO KILL. Verse 130, Dhammapada This Saturday, May 7, An Lac Mission Ventura and Unitarian Universalist Church Ventura invite you to special joint evening of food and entertainment to raise funds for Tsunami Relief  Work in Japan. An Lac Mission Ventura, and Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura are sponsoring and organiz … Read More […]


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