"Facing and Resolving Life's Problems
Through Buddhism":
A Lecture Series by Rev. Marvin Harada

Rev. Harada is a minister at the Orange County Buddhist Church in Anaheim, California.

The engaging Rev. Marvin Harada will be the speaker for the lecture series, "Facing and Resolving Life's Problems Through Buddhism," scheduled for November 6, 13, 20, and 27, 2007.

We all face a myriad of problems in life, such as relationship problems, financial problems, and health problems, just to name a few. How are we to face and deal with such problems in life? Does Buddhism have an answer to the many problems we face in life? If it does, how does it help me resolve such problems? This lecture series will explore the path of Shin Buddhism as the ultimate resolution to life's problems.

Lectures are open to Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike and will be held at West Covina Buddhist Temple (map) and will begin at 7:00 pm. Cost for the series of 4 lectures is $40. If interested in attending, please e-mail or call the temple at (626) 913-0622 for more info or to register.

About Rev. Marvin Harada:
Rev. Harada was born and raised on his family’s farm in Ontario, Oregon. He attended the Idaho-Oregon Buddhist Temple in Ontario, Oregon, received his B.A. in Religious Studies from the University of Oregon, an M.A. in Buddhist Studies from the Institute of Buddhist Studies and also an M.A. from Ryukoku University in Kyoto, Japan.

In Chicago, Rev. Harada studied under Rev. Gyomay Kubose at the Buddhist Temple of Chicago from 1980-1981. Following this, he studied in Kyoto, Japan from 1981 through 1986.

Im 1986, he was assigned to the Orange County Buddhist Church, where he has been ever since. Rev. Harada has a wife, Gail, a son, Riki (21) and a daughter, Keiko (19).