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.

A Way of Living as a Nembutsu Follower

Delivered by the 25th Monshu (Resident Minister of Hongwanji) Kojun Ohtani

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DHARMA CENTER presents              DHARMA GATHERING

2018 SPRING (April to June)

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Reason to Live the Shin Buddhist Way of Life Rev. Koho Takata

Monday, 6:30-8:00PM: April 16, 23, 30, May 14, 21 

 

The Basic Teaching of Buddhism Rev. Ryuta Furumoto

Tuesday, 7:00-8:30PM: April 17, 24, May 1, 15, 22

 

Contemporary Issues and Jodo Shinshu Perspective Rev. William Briones

Wednesday, 7:00-8:30PM: April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2

 

法座  (Class taught in Japanese) Rev. Yoshiko Miyaji

Saturday, 10:00-11:30AM:

『浄土と念仏』April 28, 『蓮如さま1』May 26, 『蓮如さま2』June 23

 

Three Great and Extraordinary Lay Shin Buddhists as Our Guide on that Journey Toward Salvation, Enlightenment and Freedom from "Dukkha"; i.e. Imperfection, Dissatisfaction and Suffering Rev. Tetsuo Unno

Saturday,10:00-11:30AM: May 5, 12, 19, June 2, 9 

 

Need Register to attend the Dharma Gathering. For more information, please contact Dharma Center at NishiDharmaCenter@gmail.com 

Upcoming Events   |   Calendar

 

Memorial Day Dharma Service (open to public)

Date: Sunday, May 27 at 10:00am

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

Followed by Dharma class led by Rimban William Briones

 

Dharma Service (open to public)

Date: Sunday, June 3 at 10:00am

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

Followed by Dharma class led by Rimban William Briones

 

Dharma Service (open to public)

Date: Sunday, June 10 at 10:00am

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

Followed by Dharma class led by Rimban William Briones

 

Father's Day Dharma Service (open to public)

Date: Sunday, June 17 at 10:00am

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

Followed by Dharma class led by Rimban William Briones

 

Dharma Service (open to public)

Date: Sunday, June 24 at 10:00am

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

Followed by Dharma class led by Rimban William Briones