Nichiren Shoshu Buddhism

For more than 35 years, Myoshinji Temple has served the San Francisco Bay Area as a place to practice and study the teachings of true Buddhism. The temple is open 365 days a year and ceremonies are conducted throughout the year, along with introductory events and open houses for new guests. If you’ve been interested in Buddhism, this is a wonderful place to start.

The temple is currently closed to visitors due to COVID and all ceremonies are being conducted virtually via Zoom. If you’re interested in learning more about Nichiren Shoshu Buddhism click the Connect with Myoshinji button below.
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COVID Temple Closure Announcement

To all Hokkeko Members and Visitors:

Due to the pandemic the Temple remains closed until further notice. The decision to reopen the Temple will be made in accordance with government regulations and Nichiren Shoshu Temples (NST).

Temple events are being conducted virtually. Please reach out to your Area Coordinator to learn how to participate. To receive regular updates from the Temple subscribe to the Weekly Events e-Newsletter.


We Look Forward to Chanting With You

Experience a profound, honest view into the complex workings of the world around us and how we can affect positive change around us – all in a compassionate, welcoming environment.

Upcoming Events

Sun 13

10:00am – Goho’on Oko Ceremony (Zoom)

June 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sun 13

12:30pm – Children’s Meeting (Zoom)

June 13 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Pinole CA

Video From Taisekiji: Hydrangea and Azalea in Early Summer

2021 The Year of the
800th Anniversary of
the Advent of our Founder,
Nichiren Daishonin


1. Consistently conduct Gongyo and Shodai every day


2. Carry out the practice of shakubuku, the best way to repay our debts of gratitude to the three treasures


3. Promote the development of faith through practicing in the spirit of itai doshin