​​Exit Obon, Enter Fall

Sadly, Obon Festival season has come and gone.  We hope you had to opportunity to participate in one or many of the Temple Festivals in your area.  If you need to restock on any Bon Odori items, please visit our items for sale page as our Obon inventory is year-round.

As fall nears and Ohigan approaches, check out our new Dharma message and visit our items for sale!

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.  We still have some left.  Get a shirt for your favorite Boar, or for yourself! Men's styles in Grey, Ladies' styles in Grey or Lavender. 

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

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.  Current teams available:  LA Dodgers, LA Rams, Oakland Raiders, Seattle Seahawks, UCLA, USC, Vegas Golden Knights.  Visit our Items for Sale page for more details.

Upcoming Events

We currently do not have any sales events planned for 2019.  Keep checking our website for updates.  In the meantime, feel free to visit our store or send us your mail order.     

Sutras for Smartphone - Free!!!

Ever find yourself in a place where you wish you had your favorite Sutra handy?  Bookmark our Sutra Chanting page and have easy access to a PDF version of Ju Sei Ge, Ju Ni Rai, or San Butsu Ge.

Contact Us

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.  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.   

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

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