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Services

Due to COVID-19, all services held via Zoom until further notice

Monthly Services

The Temple conducts monthly services on the 3rd Sunday. Changes will be announced on the website.  

Since the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in restrictions of in-person gatherings, the Temple began streaming monthly services via Zoom. The recorded services are available by clicking the “View Services” button below. 

TEMPLE SERVICES THROUGHOUT THE YEAR

January

Shusho-e, New Year’s Day Service (Jan. 1) and Hatsu Daishiku, the first monthly service (3rd Sunday of the month). Ozoni soup is served to the congregation after the Hatsu Daishiku service as well as the Temple’s New Year Potluck Party. New Year Omamori will be available for sale

February

Hoshi Matsuri (Star Festival) and Mamemaki Ritual bean toss to ward off misfortune. Click on the link to download a pdf version of the Hoshimatsuri Application Form. Hoshi Matsuri personal Star talismans are $10.00/person for members; $15.00/person for nonmembers.

March

Spring Higan Service

April

Shomie-ku to commemorate the life and great work of Kobo Daishi

May

 Memorial Day Services

June

Aoba Matsuri (Festival of Green Leaves) to commemorate the birth of Kukai (Kobo Daishi). Birthday cake is served to the congregation following the service.

July

Obon Memorial Service for the deceased (Hatsubon for those who passed away in the prior 12 months). Somen (cold noodle soup) is served to the congregation following the service.

August

Toro Nagashi floating lantern service to send spirits of the recently deceased to their final destination. The ritual and potluck picnic are held at William Land Park.

September

Autumn Higan Service

October

Eitaikyo Perpetual Prayer Memorial Service for the deceased.

November

Shichi-Go-San Service (Celebration for Children)

December

Osame Daishi, the last monthly service of the year (3rd Sunday of the month); and Joya-e end of year service to express gratitude for blessings received in the current year (Dec. 31).

Gokito (Special) Services

Enmei-Jizo-bosatsu

Blessing for seniors long life, career/vocational enhancement opportunities, and safe pregnancy/birth of children.

Fudo-Myo-o

Blessings for vehicles and safe driving.

Bato-Kannon

Blessing and memorial for pets.

Aizen Myo-o

Blessing for successful love, marriage and fertility

Dai Koku-ten

Blessing for prosperty and successful business and finances.

Shichi-Go-San

Blessing for safe delivery of babies and the healthy growth of children.

Contact

Get in touch today to learn more about our services, become a member, schedule a wedding, or take taiko or karate classes.

Email Address
Call

(916) 444-0111

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1400 U Street
Sacramento, CA
95818