We are a Jodo Shinshu Pure Land Temple, a branch of the Nishi Hongwanji Temple in Kyoto, Japan, and part of the Buddhist Churches of America (BCA).  We are situated near Little Tokyo in Downtown Los Angeles.  Our diverse Sangha (community) follows the teachings (Dharma) of Amida Buddha in the tradition of our founder Shinran Shonin.  Regular services are Sundays at 10AM and we welcome everyone to come join us. 

In Gassho,  南無阿弥陀仏 NAMOAMIDABUTSU

Upcoming Events

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Our annual temple-wide fundraiser will feature an evening of delicious food, great company, and fun activities.  It will take place on March 2nd at the temple kaikan from 4:00PM.  

A set plate with salmon, beef, rice, and sides for $35, on a pre-order basis only.

Pick up orders run until 7PM while dining in runs until 9PM.


Live music entertainment features our own ABAsonics cover band from 4PM.


Bingo starts at 5:30PM.


Hope to see you there!  



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