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:


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May 10 - Parents Day Service: Sensei Koichi at 9:30am
May 13 - Financial planning seminar @ 7pm
May 17 - Gotane: Rev. Hoshu Matsubayashi, Emeritus
            - Girl Scout Orientation Day 1-2:30pm Main Classroom
            - Learn the basics of the Ukulele  11:15am
May 24 - Suisun/Vacaville Cemetery Services
May 25 - Memorial Day Services - Office Open 9am-1pm only
              9am - Oddfellows
              10am - Sacramento Memorial
              11am - East Lawn
               Noon - Nokotsudo
May 29 - BINGO Night 6:30pm
May 31 - Rinban Bob will be here to hear at 9:30am




Thank You One and All for coming out to Our 68th Annual Japanese Food and Cultural Bazaar!!!!!


Our Annual Golf Tournament on August 20th was a swinging success!

The weather cooperated very nicely and it seemed that everyone had a great time.

Thank You to all our Sponsors, Donors and Players  . . . we hope to see you again next year!








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

Please support your local vehicle donation program!

To donate vehicles, contact the Betsuin Office

(916) 446-0121 






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

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