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Jodo Shinshu Center

2140 Durant Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704

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Rev. Kiyo Kuwahara
BCA Center for Buddhist Education

Summer Pacific Seminar 2017 - Shin Buddhism: Current Challenges and Future Prospects

How is Jodo Shinshu Buddhism experienced in diverse parts of the world? What are current challenges and future prospects? Rev. John Paraskevopoulos, based in Australia and author of "Call of the Infinite" and other titles, is the keynote speaker. Additional speakers include Thais Campos from Brazil, and David Quirke-Thornton from England.

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    • $150.00 after Saturday, July 15, 2017

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  • There are no more rooms available at the Jodo Shinshu Center (JSC) for this event. Unfortunately, the JSC is booked to capacity. For other nearby lodging options please visit this the BCA website: buddhistchurchesofamerica.org and click on "Features" then "Jodo Shinshu Center" and scroll down to "Additional Lodging, Directions, an Parking Info Here."

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  • TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS from local airports to the JSC * BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) www.bart.gov/guide/airport/airport.asp - From SFO, take free shuttle from airport to SFO BART station. One-way fare to Downtown Berkeley Station is $9.25* - From Oakland Airport BART station is located just across from the Terminal 1 baggage claim area and a short walk from Terminal 2. One-way fare to Downtown Berkeley Station is $8.50* *Board Richmond-bound train, get off at Downtown Berkeley station. From exit, walk about four blocks south on Shattuck Avenue and take left onto Durant Avenue. * NOTE: BayPorter Express no longer has service out of Oakland Airport. They still provide service to Oakland Airport and both to and from SFO. www.bayporter.com 1.877.467.1800 Door-to-door van service; reserve ahead. * ABC Shuttle (www.abcshuttleservice.com) 510-712-6452 - Service from Oakland Airport to Berkeley $34; $5 for each additional passenger. SFO to Berkeley $54; $5 each additional passenger. Prices subject to change.



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