We are honored to be an active sponsor for the this 50 year Commemoration of D. T. Suzuki at MOMA. Omotesenke Domonkai Eastern Region USA, Inc. will be conducting the opening Tea Ceremony in the MOMA theater where all the scholars and experts will give their presentations. We encourage you to attend and invite your friends and family. The is will be a celebration of Japanese Culture that will certainly be one of its kind. Please contact us if you have questions. Thank you.
The 50th Year Commemoration of
D.T. Suzuki at MOMA
Honoring His Contributions to the American Way of Life
DECEMBER 11, 2016 at 2pm to 8pm,
THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
11 W 53rd St, New York, NY
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Dr.DaisetzTeitaro Suzuki will be honored for his cosmopolitan Buddhist philosophy and his intercultural role of introducing Japanese Cultures to the West, a true pioneer that inflluence the direction of modern American culture today.
A number of prominent experts will give lecture presentations and demonstrations of D.T. Suzuki’s influence on Western culture. This will include various demonstrations of Japanese culture, such as traditional Japanese tea ceremony, Japanese dance and music both classical and contemporary,Taiko drumming, and a live Kendo and Iaido demonstration.
This will be the first in MoMA’s history to have such an event. It will also be a truly historical event for the Japanese Americans, the Japanese in America, the Zen and Shin Buddhist communities, and the New York Cultural Community as a whole.
Our host will be The American Buddhist Study Center, Inc. (ABSC), formerly known as the American Buddhist Academy, was founded in 1951 by the late Reverend Hozen Seki, founder of the NY Buddhist Church. The ABSC was created to provide an educational resource for people interested in learning more about Buddhism and Japanese Culture. www.ambuddhist.org
A CELEBRATION OF JAPANESE CULTURE IN AMERICA
Japanese Tea Ceremony- Omotesenke Domonkai
Presentations by renowned Buddhist scholars and Suzuki experts:
Dr. James Dobbins, Oberlin College
Dr. Mark Unno, Univ. of Oregon
Nelson Foster Roshi, Ring of Bone Zendo
Dr. Akemi Iwamoto, D.T. Suzuki Museum
Classical Japanese Dance – Nancy Okada, Tachibana Dance Group
Contemporary Japanese Dance – Ai Dance Theater
Taiko Drumming Performance – Soh Daiko
Vocal Recital – Josephine Seki
Kendo and Iaido Demonstration- Ken Zen Institute
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$40 each until November 25.
After 11/25 goes up to $50 each.
OF 10 OR MORE TICKETS,
20% off ticket price
FOR MORE INFORMATION
American Buddhist Study Center
331 Riverside Drive,
New York, NY 10025