The Nishi Hongwanji Los Angeles Betsuin has been serving Southern California since 1905. It belongs to the Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-ha, one of the largest denominations of the Pure Land stream of Mahayana Buddhism. As a Betsuin, our temple is a direct branch of Nishi Hongwanji-ha in Kyoto, Japan. It is also one of 62 temples affiliated with Nishi Hongwanji in the mainland United States.


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Upcoming Events   |   Calendar

 

Sunday Dharma Service (open to public)

Date: Sunday, November 2 at 10:00AM

Location: LA Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple

Speakers: Rimban William Briones (English), Rev. Kaz Nakata (Japanese)

Followed by Study Class conducted by Rimban William Briones

 

Southern District Buddhist Education Seminar

Date: Saturday, November 8

Time: Registration at 8:30am, Opening Service at 9am, Closing Service at 3pm

Speaker: Pieper Toyama, Head of School, Emeritus, Pacific Buddhist Academy

Topic: The Dharma in Family Life: Lessons from Pacific Buddhist Academy

Registration: $10.00 (for lunch and refreshments)

For more info: Please call (213) 680-9130 or email at lanishihongwanji@gmail.com

 

Sunday Dharma Service (open to public)

Date: Sunday, November 9 at 10:00AM

Location: LA Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple

Speakers: Rimban William Briones (English), Rev. Kaz Nakata (Japanese)

Followed by Study Class conducted by Rimban William Briones

 

Eitaikyo Sangha Memorial Service (open to public)

Date: Saturday, November 15 at 1:30pm at LA Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple

Speakers: Rimban Wiiliam Briones (English), Rev. Koho Takata (Japanese)

 

Date: Sunday, November 16 at 10:00am at LA Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist temple

Speakers: Rimban William Briones (English), Rev. Koho Takata (Japanese)

 

Date: Sunday, November 16 at 1:30pm at LA Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple

Speakers: Rimban William Briones (English), Rev. Kaz Nakata (Japanese)  

 

Sunday Dharma Service (open to public)

Date: Sunday, November 23 at 10:00AM

Location: LA Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple

Speakers: Rev. Kaz Nakata (English), Rev. Koho Takata (Japanese)

Followed by Study Class conducted by Rev. Kaz Nakata

 

Eitaikyo Sangha Memorial Service (open to public)

Date: Sunday, November 23 at 10:00AM

Location: Sun Valley Buddhist Temple

Speaker: Rimban William Briones 

 

Thanksgiving Day (Office and Temple Close)

Date: Thursday, November 27

 

Sunday Dharma Service (open to public)

Date: Sunday, November 30 at 10:00AM

Location: LA Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple

Speaker: Rimban William Briones (English), Rev. Kaz Nakata (Japanese)

Followed by Study Class Conducted by Rimban William Briones

 

Eitaikyo Sangha Memorial Service (open to public)

Date: Sunday, November 30 at 10:00AM

Location: Hollywood Buddhist Temple

Speaker: Rev. Koho Takata

 

Year-End General Cleanup (open to public)

Date: Sunday, December 7 at 8:00AM

Location: LA Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple


Bodhi Day (Buddha's Enlightened Day) Dharma Service (open to public)

Date: Sunday, December 14 at 10:00AM

Location: LA Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple

Speakers: Rimban William Briones (English), Rev. Seikan Fukuma (Japanese)

Followed by Study Class Conducted by Rimban William Briones


Year-End Appreciation Dharma Service (open to public)

Date: Sunday, December 14 at 10:00AM

Location: Hollywood Buddhist Temple

Speaker: Rev. Koho Takata


Year-End Appreciation Dharma Service (open to public)

Date: Sunday, December 14 at 10:00AM

Location: Sun Valley Buddhist Temple

Speaker: Rev. Kaz Nakata