The mission of the Seattle Buddhist Church is “to promote, protect and share the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha.” We hope you find what you need here to join or deepen your connection to our religious community known as the Sangha.

Chibichan Basketball

Deadline to register for 2015 program is October 5th. Download a registration form here.

The temple's basketball clinic for children is going into its 22nd season! Sponsored by the Seattle Betsuin Dharma School, this program is open to all girls and boys ages 4 –10 years old. Participate in ...

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Buddhist Name Ceremony - October 11

If you have yet to receive a Buddhist Name (Homyo) you may receive one in a Sarana* Affirmation Service (Kie Shiki) at the temple on Sunday, October 11, 2015 at 12:00 noon. The affirmation will be officiated by Bishop Kodo Umezu, of the Buddhist Churches of America. The last Sarana ...

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Baby's Hatsumairi or First Visit October 18

Hatsumairi or "First Visit" is a Jodo Shinshu tradition that acknowledges the baby's first visit to the temple. Parents present their children before the image of Amida Buddha and members of the Sangha as an expression of their gratitude and desire to expose them to the teachings of the Buddha.

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Book study group schedule

No meeting in October; instead, book group participants are encouraged to attend the October 3 Women in Buddhism conference.

On Saturday, November 14th, we will discuss the "Call of the Infinite" by John Paraskevopoulos.  This book is available at the BCA bookstore.  The cost is $14.95.  Sensei Goto recommended ...

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