The religion calendar appears on the Faith page each Saturday. Send your listing to Island Life/Faith, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802. Include date, time, place, who's involved and cost, if any, of events, along with a daytime contact number.
- Orientation to zen meditation, a lecture on the theory, posture and method of focusing the mind, with a demonstration, class exercises and question-and-answer session, 9 a.m. to noon, Palolo Zen Center, 2747 Wai'oma'o Road; free, reservations not needed. 735-1347.
- Buddhist Study center summer session on the contemplation sutra, with free public lecture 7 p.m. and sessions 1 to 5 p.m. (also 7 to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9 to 11:30 a.m. next Saturday), 1436 University Ave.; $8 per session, $35 fee for series, no registration for lecture. 973-6555.
- BON DANCES: Higashi Hongwanji Mission, 7:30 p.m., 1685 Alaneo St., Honolulu; service 7 p.m. 531-9088. Pearl City Hongwanji Mission, 7:30 p.m., 858 Second St.; services at 6:30 p.m. 455-1680. Wahiawa Ryusenji (Soto) Mission, 7:30 p.m., 164 California Ave. 622-1429. Waimea Shingon, 8 p.m., Waimea, Kaua'i. (808) 338-1847.
- THE REV. DAVID MATSUMOTO as guest speaker, Buddhist Study Center summer session, 7 p.m., 1436 University Ave., Manoa; free. 973-6555.
- "SPIRITUAL ENLIGHTENMENT THROUGH FAMILY LIFE," free talk by Swami Bhaskarananda, visiting senior Hindu monk of the Ramakrishna Order, 11:30 a.m., YWCA, 1040 Richards St., downtown; sponsored by the Vedanta Society of Hawai'i. 921-0290.
- HOW TO SURVIVE SPIRITUALLY IN OUR TIMES, workshop by Eckankar based on spiritual leader Harold Klemp's book, 2 to 3 p.m., Golden Phoenix Bookstore, 1481 S. King St.; free. 735-7719.
- DIGNITY HONOLULU ST. MARY MAGDALA LITURGY and potluck celebrating the contribution of women in the church 7:30 p.m., St. Mark's Church, 539 Kapahulu Ave.; free. 536-5536.
- TEMPLE EMANU-EL SCHOOL OF JEWISH STUDIES registration packets for 2002-2003 now available for kindergarten through eighth grade; to receive a copy by mail, call: 595-7521.
- GAY SPIRITUAL DISCUSSION 7 to 8:30 p.m., Unity Church of Hawai'i, 3608 Diamond Head Circle; free.
- CANONIZATION OF JUAN DIEGO, 6 to 9 p.m., St. Patrick Church, 1124 Seventh Ave., Kaimuki; 6 p.m. video of live television broadcast, 6:30 p.m. presentation of the apparition in Guadalupe by the Catholic hispanic community, 7 p.m. Mass in his honor, veneration of the Image of Our Lady of Guadalupe; free. 943-7088.
- YOUTH OF UNITY MAUI RALLY for ages 13 to 18, all weekend starting in the afternoon, sponsored by Maui Unity Church, 483 S. High St., Wailuku; free; (808) 242-9327.