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William Briones

Minister

Nishi Hongwanji L.A

HQ Phone:  (213) 680-9130

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Nishi Hongwanji L.A

815 East First Street

Los Angeles, California,90012

United States

Background Information

Employment History

Research Biologist In the Department of Physiology

Syntex Pharmaceuticals


National Coordinator

Federated Dharma School Teachers League


Affiliations

Dharma School

Ministerial Advisor


Education

Institute of Buddhist Studies at CA Berkeley's Graduate of Theology Union


Institute of Buddhist Studies of Theology Union of Cal. Berkeley


Web References(21 Total References)


Distinguished Medal of Honor for Lifetime Achievement and Public Service: George Takei | Discover Nikkei

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Takei went on to make countless guest appearances on popular TV shows, from My Three Sons, The Six Million Dollar Man, and Hawaii Five-O (both versions) to Will and Grace, The Simpsons, and Heroes, the latter of which featured him in a recurring role.
They were married later the same year in JANM's Tateuchi Democracy Forum, in a ceremony presided over by Reverend William Briones of the Nishi Hongwanji Buddhist Temple.


USA | Manitoba Buddhist Temple Editor's Blog

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Takei,and Altman exchanged vows at a Buddhist ceremony pre­sided over by Rev. William Briones, Nishi Hongwanji Buddhist Temple.
Rev. William Briones is the first Mexican-American Jodo Shinshu Minister in America. He is also the person who officiated the marriage of Takei and Altman. He writes in November's BCA newsletter that Amida's Primal Vow does not discriminate.


Ministers at Nishi Hongwanji L.A.

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photo of Reverend William Briones
Rev. William Briones was born and raised in Mountain View, CA. His major was in Biology. He worked 28 years as a Research Biologist in the Department of Physiology, at Syntex Pharmaceuticals in Palo Alto, CA. He took an early retirement in 1995 and enrolled at the Institute of Buddhist Studies at CA Berkeley's Graduate of Theology Union. Upon Completion of ministerial program at Berkeley, Rev. Briones attended Chuo Bukkyo Gakuin (Buddhist Seminary) in Kyoto, Japan for 2 years. He received his Tokudo ordination in September 2000 and Kyoshi certification in April 2001. His orientation began at LA Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple in June 2001 and he joined the ministerial staff as a full time minister in January 2002. He became the 10th Rimban (head minister) of LA Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple in September 2013. William Briones


www.janm.org

Reverend Bill Briones of Nishi Hongwanji Buddhist Temple will discuss the history and traditions of obon in Japan and the U.S. At 4 p.m. the first-ever mariachi concert at JANM will be performed by Japanese mariachi singer Roger Del Norte with the Mariachi band MEXICAPAN and special guest singer, Lupita Infante.


JANM CELEBRATES 2013 LITTLE TOKYO NISEI WEEK WITH AUG. 10 'NATSUMATSURI FAMILY FESTIVAL' | Press Releases | Japanese American National Museum

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Reverend Bill Briones of Nishi Hongwanji Buddhist Temple will discuss the history and traditions of obon in Japan and the U.S. At 4 p.m. the first-ever mariachi concert at JANM will be performed by Japanese mariachi singer Roger Del Norte with the Mariachi band MEXICAPAN and special guest singer, Lupita Infante.


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