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Jodo Shinshu
Sebastopol, California
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Historic Enmanji Buddhist Temple est 1928

1935 provided photo by Japanese American National Museum

Special Presentation

Ever wonder about the history and symbolism regarding Hinamatsuri?


Also known as Doll's Day or Girl's Day in Japan. Loren Miyasaki explains with a doll set generously donated to the temple. Doll Set from the Tokugawa Family. 

In-person Services at Enmanji Temple


In-person services are held at the Enmanji Buddhist Temple on selected Sundays.  Masking is Optional.  Please refer to the monthly calendar on this website for the dates and time.  All are welcome.

2024 Spring Ohigan Service is online



~ Special Presentation ~

Minister's Assistant George Thow explains the history of the hondo (main hall) and how it came to Sebastopol California in 1935 from Japan. view video


The Enmanji Buddhist Temple has an unusual beginning in that the Buddhist Sunday School and the affiliated Japanese Language School had their beginning in 1926, before the establishment of the temple itself. 


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