NOTICE: The temple board as a cautionary measure has suspended all activities in March and April at the Monterey Peninsula Buddhist Temple. We regret any inconvenience this may cause, but to assure the health and safety of our members and guests we have made this decision.
We will continue to monitor the situation and continue to communicate with everyone through our newsletter, website and emails. Thank you for your understanding,
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, Nishi Hongwanji, is located in Kyoto, Japan.
As part of the True Pure Land school, we are a part of one of the largest schools of Buddhism with temples in Europe, South America, Canada and Hawaii.
We are an open and welcoming community and invite you to join us any Sunday at 10:00 am.