Announcements for August 2020

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) SCHEDULE ADJUSTMENTS - Due to the seriousness of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Northern California Koyasan Temple has suspended all its in-house activities through August.  Should the pandemic still be spreading beyond July future activities may be suspended as well.

Online Toro Nagashi Ritual Service - The annual Toro Nagashi Ritual will not be able to be held at the park this year.  So the service will be conducted in the Temple Sanctuary on Sunday, August 16, 2020, and will be streamed via Zoom starting at 1:30 p.m.  Email invitations will be sent out prior to the service.

Online Obon Service - The July 19, 2020 Obon Service was recorded and can be viewed online via Zoom at your convenience. The following is the link to view the service (the service is 57 minutes long):

The above link will be available for 30 days from the date of the this service.

July 2020 Newsletter - The July 2020 Newsletter is now available for viewing on the website.  Click on the link to view the pdf version.

English Shingon Buddhism Book Online - The red Shingon Buddhism book, in English, is now available on line to view.  It is located under the BUDDHISM link in the master listing above.  However, click on the link to go directly to the book: N. C. Shingon Buddhism Book

While we miss seeing everyone at our various services and events, our foremost concern is for the health and safety of all.  Please stay safe and stay home.

2020 Calendars Online - The Temple’s 2020 Calendar (pdf of the legal size pdf of the entire year and by month) and 2020 Lunar Calendar are available on the Temple’s website: Calendar  Click on the 2020 links to view either the schedule/month or lunar calendar.  The Temple’s 2020 pdf Calendar has been updated as of 6/27/20.

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.  The forms are now available in a fillable Word format as well as pdf.  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.