Temple Service

The Monterey Peninsula Buddhist temple services are open to the public.

Services are generally held each Sunday at 10:00 am.  Services usually will last for one hour and the dress is casual.

A typical service format will be:

  • Ringing of the Kansho (calling bell)
  • Opening Reading
  • Sutra Chanting
  • Gatha (song)
  • Reading
  • Sermon
  • Gatha
  • Closing Reading