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, and South America, Canada and Hawaii.
We are an open and welcoming community and invite you to join us any Sunday at 10:00 am.