Announcements for May 2019

2019 Calendar Changes - The 2019 Temple calendar has been revised to reflect the cancellation of this month’s meditation session (see below) and a change of date for the Autumn Pancake Breakfast to the second Sunday in October (October 13, 2019). 

San Jose Daishiko Service - The May 2019 San Jose Daishiko service will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2019.  The cemetery visitation will begin at 11:00 a.m. and the Daishiko service will start as 12:00 p.m. at the Miyahara residence. 

Evening Meditation Session - The May session is scheduled for Tuesday, May 14, 2019, starting at 7:00 p.m. in the Temple sanctuary.  THIS SESSION HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

Monthly Daishiku Service - The monthly Daishiku Service will be held on Sunday, May 21, 2019, beginning at 1:30 p.m.

2019 Inter-religious Memorial Day Service - The Temple participates and helps coordinate the annual Inter-religious Memorial Day Service which is sponsored by the Sacramento JACL. The service is held at the Nikkei Pioneer Monument located in Sacramento’s Odd Fellows Cemetery.  The monument was dedicated in 1971 and this year marks the 47th anniversary of this multi-faith service.  The service will be held on Monday, May 27, 2019, starting at 9:00 a.m. and is open to the public. 

Fujinkai Workshop - The Fujinkai’s May workshop is scheduled for Saturday, May 25, 2019, from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m., in the Temple’s social hall.  There is no charge for the workshop, so everyone is invited to attend.  And the Fujinkai serves tasty refreshments!

May 2019 Newsletter - The May 2019 Newsletter is available for viewing on the website.  Click on the link to view the pdf document

New Pictures! - New pictures have been added to the website, so the following pages have the most recent photos:

3/3/19 LA Sokanbu Gathering

4/27/19 Fujinkai Workshop

4/28/19 Fudo Myo-o

Taiko Group Performance Schedule for 2019 - The schedule for Taiko Group performances for 2019 is now available for viewing.  Click on the link to view their page.

New Ojuzu - Three new ojuzu are now available for purchase.  They are bracelet types with a picture of Kannon Bosatsu in the large bead.  The colors are:  jade green, clear with gold flecks and light blue.  The donation price is $10.00 each.  Click on the link to view a picture of them.

Trying to find a form?  Most Temple event forms are available under the “Calendar” link above.  Go to the current year and then the month the event will be happening.  Links to the forms are there by the date of the event.  Links are disabled after the event has passed.  Membership forms are under the “Membership” link above.

Parking Restrictions Around the Temple - The City of Sacramento is enforcing parking restrictions in the area around the Temple.  Sundays and holidays are still exempt, but this will impact any Temple activities during the week and on Saturdays.  The owner of the CalFire lot across the street is graciously allowing Temple members and guests to park in the CalFire lot and alley spaces on the weekends and after business hours (after 5:00 pm).  More information with a grid map is available at the City of Sacramento website: