This Week

No service Sunday, December 16.    We are making mochi beginning 7:00 and should be finished and ready for you to pick up your orders 3:00pm. We can use any and all the help we can get that day!


Yoga stretching / Meditation Service Wednesday, December 19 at 6:30/7:00pm.  Open to the public.


There are no services on Sunday, December 23 and December 30.


Join us on New Year's Eve, December 31 at 7:00pm for our Joya-E service.  We celebrate the last service of the year quietly until we all get the opportunity to ring the temple bell at the end.

Who We Are

We are a family-oriented

non-monastic community (or sangha) who follow the teachings of Shakyamuni Buddha and Shinran Shonin.  Jodo Shinshu ("Shin") Buddhism is the largest form of Buddhist practice in Japan.  Its teachings were brought to the US over 100 years ago, and our temple in Vista was dedicated in 1981.a

How We Practice

We hold family weekly services, Dharma School (during the school year),  Meditation Services, Yoga Stretching, Book Club, Festivals, and more.  

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Contact Us

Our weekly services are usually on Sunday beginning at 9:30am.  Dharma School for children begins approximately 10:30am with adults staying in the main temple hall for Buddhist study.  Meditation services are the first and third Wednesday of the month at 7:00pm.  Yoga stretching is usually before that at 6:30pm.

Vista Buddhist Temple

150 Cedar Road, Vista, California 92083, United States