SDDSTL Hongwanji Place- Welcome!!!

​​Obon Season Has Arrived!

Summertime is here! (almost).  The first of the Obon Festivals has already taken place, and there are many more on the coming weekends.  If you haven't already, it's time to dust off the happi coat or yukata, dig out your kachi kachi, uchiwa and tenugui from the closet, and get your body into shape for Bon Odori.

[don't forget- you can purchase kachi kachi, uchiwa and tenugui from Hongwanji Place!]

Sales Events

Senshin Buddhist Temple Obon, Saturday, June 29th

Hongwanji Place will be open during the Obon, where you can buy new Bon Odori items, Year of the Boar T-Shirts, and much more!

Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple Obon, July 20-21

Hongwanji Place "Year of the Boar" T-Shirts and Aprons will be available for sale during the Obon Festival.  Come to the VHBT Marketplace next to the Raffle Booth. 

Las Vegas Sangha Obon, Saturday, August 3rd 

Going to the Vegas Obon?  Hongwanji Place will have a space at the Vendor's Fair during the Obon at Clark High School.  Come visit us!

Hot New Items

"Year of the Boar" T-Shirts- 2019 is the Year of the Boar- those born in 1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, and 2019 are Boars.  Get a shirt for your favorite Boar, or for yourself to celebrate 2019.  Men's styles in Grey, Ladies' styles in Grey or Lavender. 

"Amida is Calling" Popsockets- popsockets attach easily to your smart phone and can be used as a handle, or to prop your phone up on a tabletop.

"I     BWA" Keylights- These compact keychain/flashlights are a perfect celebration of your favorite Fujinkai members.  Available in White and Purple.

Sagarifuji (Wisteria) Luggage Tags- Never lose sight of your luggage with these round luggage tags.  A white Sagarifuji is emblazoned on a bright red or bright blue tag that will stand out in a lineup or on the baggage claim belt.

"Future Buddha" T-shirts, Onesies, and Bibs- a young Dharma Dog shows off his new nenju on T-Shirts, Onesies, and Bibs for the new Buddhist in your family.  


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

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Contact Us

Phone Number

You can reach us at (424) 258-5775.  

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Hongwanji Place is located at Senshin Buddhist Temple at 1311 W. 37th Street in Los Angeles.  Store hours are as follows:

                   Wednesday     10-3

                   Thursday         10-3

                   Friday             10-3
                   Saturday         10-3

                   Sunday           11:30-2

​Please call or email us to ensure we are open on the day/time of your visit.  We also accept mail orders (visit our Items for Sale page).