Services cancelled for Sunday, January 15th.

As a precautionary measure, due to inclement weather, Temple services have been canceled. The January Shotsuki Hoyo (Memorial Service) has been rescheduled for Sunday, January 29th at 10:00am.

Services are available via a live stream on YouTube.

Follow the link below to access a live stream of the Central Coast Tri-Temple Sunday Service at 10:00 am each week: Sunday Service Live Stream on YouTube. An archive of previous Sunday is also available on the YouTube channel.

Here is the Shin Buddhist Service Book, which you can use to follow along during the live streaming of our services.

The Monterey Peninsula Buddhist Temple is located in Seaside, California. It is a member of the Buddhist Churches of America, headquartered in San Francisco, California. The temple belongs to Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-ha school of Buddhism. The mother temple, Nishi Hongwanji, is located in Kyoto, Japan.

As part of the True Pure  Land school, we are a part of one of the largest schools  of Buddhism with temples in Europe, South America, Canada and Hawaii.

Book Recommendations

Reverend Shinseki will be providing recommendations for books on Buddhism and related topics. Currently, these will be found on the Blog and a Books on Buddhism page.

The recommendations are affiliate links. The Monterey Peninsula Buddhist Temple will receive a portion of the sale if purchased via the link.