March 2020 Update

​Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, our storefront at Senshin Buddhist Temple is closed to visitors until further notice.  In addition, our off-site sales calendar for 2020 is on hold until we get a better sense of how this will impact future events and gatherings.

You may continue to place orders by contacting us by phone or e-mail.  We will try to keep our website updated with our newest items for sale to help you along.

Please stay safe and healthy during this very difficult time, and thank you for your continued support of Hongwanji Place.

BRAND NEW!!! Transforming "Impermanence" Mugs

It starts as a solid black mug, Pour hot liquid in, and a design magically appears- "Impermanence" and the Japanese Kanji "mujo" (impermanence), along with the quote "Things Change"

Get yours now!  Impermanence Mug- $15

​​"Year of the Rat" T-Shirts- 2020 is the Year of the Rat- those born in 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, and 2020 are Rats. 

Get a shirt for a friend or family member, or even for yourself!  Men's and Ladies' styles are available in Light Blue. $22/shirt.

Lotus Folding Tote Bags-  This lightweight nylon tote bag folds neatly into a small pouch that fits easily in your pocket or purse.  Comes in Blue, Lime Green, or Purple. $6

Attention Sports Fans!- Kukui Nut Nenju-  Get a nenju featuring your favorite school or sports team.  The kukui nuts are generally found in a tropical or island climate, and their unique shape makes for an intriguing nenju.  The kukui nuts are presented in team colors, including some with the team logo emblazoned on it.  We can customize your nenju to fit womens' hands as well.  Current teams available:  LA Dodgers, LA Rams, Oakland Raiders, Philadelphia Eagles, Seattle Seahawks, UC Berkeley, UCLA, University of Washington, USC, Vegas Golden Knights.  Don't see your favorite team?  Inquire and we may be able to fill your request.  $50


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Phone Number

You can reach us at (424) 258-5775.  

E-Mail Address

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Hongwanji Place is located at Senshin Buddhist Temple at 1311 W. 37th Street in Los Angeles.  Due to the Coronavirus update, the store will be closed until further notice.

Thank you again for your continued interest and support Hongwanji Place (35 years running!). 

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