Welcome to Myoshinji Temple!

Nichren Shoshu Seiganzan Myoshinji is a Buddhist temple located in Pinole, CA (about 20 miles north of San Francisco). Myoshinji temple is a place where people from all backgrounds and cultures come together to chant and learn the teachings of Buddhism based on the 750 year tradition of Nichiren Shoshu Buddhism and our head temple Taisekiji located at the foot of Mt. Fuji in Japan. We invite you to come visit Myoshinji temple and learn about true Buddhism.

Picture of Dragon fountain at Taisekiji temple

Introduction to True Buddhism

Learn more about the history of Buddhism, the true Buddha Nichiren Daishonin and the basic teachings of Nichiren Shoshu, which follows correct Buddhist practice for the current age of the Latter Day of the Law.

Picture of lotuc blossom in a pond

Visit the Temple and Learn

Myoshinji temple is open to visitors 365 days a year and offers introductory meetings that provide a rich overview of Buddhism - its history and how it evolved, why different sects exist, basic practices, how to chant and more. If you would like to attend, please contact the temple to learn when the next introductory meeting will be held at the temple or in your local area.