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:


11/20 -Dr. Ina "The Nikkei Family:  How to improve communications

             and strengthen intergenerational connections" 7pm

11/22 -NC Chicken Throwdown & Fried Rice 6pm Kaikan

11/23 -Dharma Service with Rev. Bob 9:30

11/30 -Sensei Koichi to speak at 9:30 Dharma service


11/30 -2015 Basketball Tournament Registration Due

             Register HERE    Tourney Details HERE


12/7 -Deadline to order mochi

12/7 -Buddhist Got Talent Show -see below

          Register to Perform HERE


12/13 -Mochitsuki

12/13 -Visit with Rev. Ogui 2pm -see info below

Visit Our facebook Page Here


mochimandarin We are now taking orders for this year's mochi crop!
Deadline to order is December 7, 2014
Pickup your mochi on December 13 from 11:30am to 2:00pm
At 2pm you can drop by the classroom and visit with Rev. Ogui
Scroll down to see the announcement for Rev. Ogui

You can also pickup mochi on December 14 from 9am to 11am

Go to the Mochi Order Form HERE



Hey Everybody!!!  It's time for our
44th Annual Basketball Tournament on
March 7-8, 2015!!!

CLICK here for the details



BGT14 Click HERE for performer's application



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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