Buddhist Church of Sacramento Buddhist Church of Sacramento 
A Jodo Shinshu Temple


Welcome to the Buddhist Church of Sacramento.

The Buddhist Church of Sacramento Hongwanji Betsuin and its Sangha (congregation) extend a warm welcome to you to share with us the Dharma (teachings) as taught by Sakyamuni Buddha and expounded by Shinran Shonin.


We hope this website will provide a brief picture of the history and affliation of our temple, the religious, educational and social programs offered, and the affiliated and sponsored organizations associated with our Betsuin.  Please join us each Sunday at 9:30am.





Things to See and Things to Do:


Visit Our facebook Page Here


Looking for Sakura Gakuen (the Japanese Language School)?  Click HERE



Click HERE for the registration forms


Go To Golf Page



Please join us for the Retirement Celebration
(RSVP & book your hotel room below)

Do you Shop Amazon?  Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the Buddhist Church of Sacramento whenever you shop on AmazonSmile by CLICK'ing HERE   THANK YOU!!!

MARK YOUR CALENDAR - RUMMAGE Sale - June 4, 2016 - Details below

SAVE THE DATE-AUGUST 13-14, 2016 for our 70th Annual Bazaar (See Below)


05/29 - Dharma Service with Rev. Bob and Class

                Suisun/Vacaville Memorial Service

05/30 - Memorial Day Services

                  9am - Oddfellows Cemetery

                  10am - Sacramento Memorial Cemetery

                  11am - East Lawn Cemetery

                  Noon - Nokotsudo











                                   RSVP for the Retirement Celebration HERE


 Do you need a room at the Doubletree Hotel?  CLICK HERE

(special room rate until May 21st!)










The Sacramento Buddhist Church would like to thank all the participants, donors, and sponsors for making the 2015 Golf Tournament such a success!!!

The weather was perfect for golf as icing on the cake!

We would also like to acknowledge the Golf Committee, their helpers, and Reiko's Kitchen for another fun and outstanding fundraiser for the temple.

See you next year.....IF not before!

See this year's Golf Photos


SBC Tournament Picture 2015


ON AUGUST 13-14, 2016!







The Sacramento Buddhist Meditation Group interviews Rinban Bob to get his
insights on how Buddhism began in Sacramento and Buddhism in America
in 2013

CLICK HERE to watch interview (51 minutes)





Do you have a car you want to donate?

Vehicle Donation Program
State of California only

        Free pick up and DMV paperwork
Tax-deductible at the vehicle’s selling price
Supports the Sacramento Betsuin

To donate vehicles, go to this website:


And remember to indicate the donation is for

Sacramento Buddhist Church

Thank You!






Ongoing Programs:

Are you interested in playing the organ?
Can you already read music?

The Betsuin Legacy Endowment Fund is Proud to Sponsor:

One-on-One Organ Lessons
with an experienced organist

Do you want to hear more about this program?
Contact Rev. Patti:  revpattibetsuin@gmail.com

Please sign up in the office:  916.446.0121

Recent Events:


On July 12, 2012, The Land Park News ran a nice historical article about our temple.  CLICK here to read the story

Our very own Girl Scout Troop 569 turned 20 this year.
  See the highlight clip -
Go to video

 Click on the following for non-stop, express lane connections to:

Dharma Messages

Dharma School Attendance Guidelines

Dharma School Service Schedule

Schedule of Services and Dharma School Greeters

Membership Form

Legacy Endowment Fund

For Sale