Introductory Meetings to Buddhism + Announcements

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Important Notice:

Myohoji Temple will remain closed until the stay-at-home mandate is lifted and/or it is deemed safe to gather for in-person ceremonies.

Please continue to carry out your practice at home.

Continue to check back here, on Facebook at Nichiren Shoshu – Myohoji Temple and on Instagram @myohojitemple for updates.

Stay safe everyone and please chant abundantly to raise your life condition and help strengthen your immune system!

Thank you very much for your patience and cooperation.


Attend An Introductory Meeting

  • Brief lectures on core Buddhist concepts such as Karma, the Ten Worlds, etc.
  • Learn how to chant Nam Myoho Renge Kyo and properly use the Juzu Beads, Buddhist prayer beads.
  • Q&A with our Assistant Priest.
  • Check our calendar for days and times. Open to the public.

If you have decided to become a Buddhist or are interested in learning how to become a Buddhist, our Assistant Priest will be performing the Acceptance of the Precept Ceremony, the ceremony where you become a Buddhist, immediately following the meeting.

Steps to Become a Buddhist

  1. Receive the Acceptance of the Precept Ceremony
  2. Begin learning how to recite the sutra (Gongyo)
  3. Set up your home altar
  4. Receive the Gohonzon, the Object of Worship to be enshrined in your home altar