Northern California Koyasan Temple

Shingon Esoteric Buddhism | Sacramento, CA

The temple has resumed in-person services; services will also be broadcast via Zoom

 

Services & Events

View our calendar to learn more about our upcoming events and Zoom services.

Services & Events

View our calendar to learn more about our upcoming events and Zoom services.

Shingon Teachings

Learn more about Shingon Esoteric Buddhism and what makes it differ from mainstream Buddhism

Shingon Teachings

Learn more about Shingon Esoteric Buddhism and what makes it differ from mainstream Buddhism

Omamori

Shop for Omamori to support our Temple and provide protection and luck for your future.

Omamori

Shop for Omamori to support our Temple and provide protection and luck for your future.

About The Northern California Koyasan Temple

Welcome to the Northern California Koyasan Temple (Keigenji) where you can study and experience Shingon Buddhism. Shingon is a form of Japanese Esoteric Buddhism, founded in 804 A.D. by Kukai (Kobo Daishi).

Additionally, the Temple holds Gokito special services for well-being and success, Goeika, Fujinkai, meditation, fundraisers, karate, and taiko classes.

Monthly Services

Every Third Sunday of the Month

Monthly and Special services will be streamed Via Zoom

temple activities

Members enjoy access to a variety of cultural and religious activities. 

Goeika Chanting

Goeika is a form of Japanese Buddhist music consisting of short poems of praise sung to the accompaniment of hand bells and small metal gongs.

Karate

Shōrin-ryū is one of the major modern Okinawan martial arts and is one of the oldest styles of karate. Develop strength, flexibility, and endurance. 

Taiko

Taiko is an ancient Japanese form of percussion using large drums. Instructors Kaori Kubota-Sakauye, Gregory Wada and Dave Sakauye teach both children and adults.

Fujinkai

Members share learned skills and work on projects and crafts that can be sold at Temple fundraisers or donated to notable charitable organizations

News & Updates

Stay up to date with temple announcements

Pancake Breakfast on June 2nd

The Northern California Koyasan Temple will hold a Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, June 2, 2024, from 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Temple (1400 U Street). Adult plates are $10 each and come with three pancakes, sausages, eggs, and coffee or...

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Goma Ritual and Service on May 26th

On Sunday, May 26, 2024, at 1:30 pm, Reverend Mimatsu will be hosting a special service and performing the Goma Fire Ritual and ceremonial burning of the Soe Gomagi (wooden stick) with each person’s prayer/wish to the Buddha. If you wish to...

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Monthly Daishiku Service – May 19th, 2024 1:30pm

The Temple will commemorate appreciation to Kobo Daishi who entered eternal meditation on the 21st day of the third month (835). Shingon followers honor Kobo Daishi on the 21st day of each month.  The service will be at 1:30 PM in person and via...

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(916) 444-0111

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1400 U Street
Sacramento, CA