A temple in the Jodo Shinshu tradition

150 Cedar Road, Vista, CA 92083 * 760-941-8800 vbt@vbtemple.org



All services are cancelled through June 30.   We will update this information approximately June 10.  Please visit our website while we practice social distancing together.  You will find updated information on ways to connect with the  dharma and meditation services here.


In an effort to support our fellow and aspiring Buddhist practitioners during the COVID19 pandemic, Everyday Buddhist, our online school from Orange County Buddhist Church is offering a new Stay At Home Free Content bundle. Whether you are a regular subscriber or a new seeker, we invite you to join us here and make your everyday a little more peaceful.

A Memory of Kay Takemoto

In time for Memorial Day, Gail Fuyura recalls Kay,   wife of our founding minister, Rev Art Takemoto.

Catch the Dharma

Although we are unable to gather together at the cemetery to remember those who have gone before, please enjoy this short dharma message from Reverend Jon given at last year's Memorial Day service, 2019.

Obon Festival is Cancelled

Please enjoy images from past Obon Festivals above and this four minute video of our Vista Buddhist Temple Taiko group performing in 2018.

Contact Us

Historically, our weekly services were usually on Sunday beginning at 9:30am.  Dharma School for children began approximately 10:30am with adults staying in the main temple hall for Buddhist study.  Meditation services are now weekly on Wednesday via teleconferencing at 7:00pm.  

Vista Buddhist Temple

150 Cedar Road, Vista, California 92083, United States

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