Rev. Kurt Rye Individuals seeking to learn about Buddhism today have varied backgrounds. Some come from different religious traditions and others have no religious affiliations at all. On May 9th, Rev. Kurt Rye, Resident Minister, Ekoji (Washington, DC) Buddhist Temple, will lead a seminar to explore different paths that he and other individuals have taken to discover Shin (Jodo Shinshu) Buddhism.

All are welcome to attend the Crossing Over Seminar to listen, learn and share the experiences of people who have made a connection with the Buddhist Philosophy of Life.

Details of the seminar:
Where: Midwest Buddhist Temple
When: May 9, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
1:00 p.m.  Experiences of Rev. Kurt Rye
2:00 p.m.  Panel of people who have taken various paths
3:00 p.m.  Break
3:15 p.m.  Breakout Discussion Groups
4:30 p.m. All participants meet again for a summary session
Cost: Free
Registration: Please contact the temple office to register for this seminar – phone 312.943.7801 or email


The temple is handicap accessible and there is free parking.