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:



RBinterview 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)



Be sure to Weigh In on April 13th

Next Class is on 4/21 at 6pm



MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!!...For these next Thursday Nights...





Our Annual Golf Tournament is IN THE BOOKS!! - Go To Golf Page HERE

Our heartfelt Thanks go out to all our sponsors and players for the great turnout.

It was a very nice day for golf and the exit polls indicate that everyone had a good time out at Teal Bend!



THANK YOU to our wonderful community for coming out and participting on our 67th Annual Japanese Food & Cultural Bazaar!!  With the weather being very cooperative this year, the bazaar was a rousing success, thank you one and all!




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

Ph:  (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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