Monterey Peninsula Buddhist Temple

Buddhist Churches of America


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Phone number: +1 (831) 394-0119
1155 Noche Buena Street
Seaside, CA 93955



A Buddhist Study Course is available at the Watsonville Buddhist Temple and online. See the flyer for details.

The Monterey Peninsula Buddhist Temple will hold Obon this year. It is tentatively scheduled for July 9th. More details to come.

The use of the domain has bee discontinued by the temple. The URL is the only valid URL for the temple website. Please update your bookmarks.


Services are usually on Sundays from 10:00AM–11:00AM. Check the Temple calendar for specific dates.

Services are also sometimes available here via live stream on YouTube at the same time as in-person services. Here is a Shin Buddhist Service Book that you can use to follow along with the services.


Temple Sangha

The Monterey Peninsula Buddhist Temple is located in Seaside, California. It is a member of the Buddhist Churches of America, headquartered in San Francisco, California. The temple belongs to Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-ha school of Buddhism. The mother temple, Ryukoku-zan Hongwanji, is located in Kyoto, Japan.

The Monterey Peninsula Buddhist Temple is a Safe Zone.

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