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

March 17th – Spring Higan Service

Northern California Koyasan Temple welcomes you to its Spring Higan Memorial Service on March 17, 2024 at 1:30pm in person or via Zoom. "Higan" means from this world of ignorance and suffering (Samsara) to the other shore of enlightenment and peace...

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KANNON

By Reverend Mimatsu Hello, everyone. I hope you are all doing well. It will soon be 5 years since I arrived here in 2019 to take over the position of Head Minister at Koyasan Temple. Although Spring will soon be here, this will now be my last...

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HANAMATSURI

Shakyamuni Buddha, the spiritual founder of Buddhism, was born between the 6th - 4th century BCE and lived in central north India some 2,500 years ago.  He was named Siddhartha Gautama and was raised in the region of Shakya.  His father was...

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1400 U Street
Sacramento, CA