iStock_000022132231_SmallCongratulations on your upcoming wedding.  The Las Vegas Buddhist Sangha offers traditional Buddhist ceremonial weddings to our community to recognize the sacred vows between the marrying couple and celebrate their union with their friends and families.  The Sangha will provide a Buddhist minister who will preside over your wedding ceremony.

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The wedding ceremony begins with a vow to the Buddha followed by the wedding procession.  The couple receives water ritually purified by the officiating reverend, then drinks sacred rice wine offered to the Buddha. This is called drinking the san-san-kudo (three times three equaling nine sips) pledge. The juzu, or Buddhist rosary, is usually given to the couple, and the wedding rings are exchanged at this time.

To make arrangements for your event, please contact Roy or Caryl Suzuki at 702-228-3071 or send an email to