San Diego, CA 92106
Meet at the Japanese Friendship Bell on Shelter Island family-friendly, this Buddhist ritual has become a meaningful year-end tradition for many San Diegans, Buddhist or not.
The program, which begins promptly at 11:30 pm, includes a brief history of the Friendship Bell and the ceremony, followed by sutra chanting and incense offering led by Rev. Yushi The program, which begins promptly at 11:30 pm, includes a Mukojima. Attendees will then have the rare chance to "ring out the old, ring in the new," by striking the huge Bonsho bell, a gift to San Diego by Sister
City Yokohama, Japan. The bell is rung 108 times to symbolize purging of the previous year's misdeeds, giving celebrants a new start with the new year.
Please note, you should check if bad weather may cause the ceremony to be cancelled.
Open to the public.
December 31, 2017
11:30: Bell Ringing
Joya No Kane Bell Ringing will be held at Shelter Island
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Sunday, 31 December, 2017
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