SAN JOSE BUDDHIST CHURCH BETSUIN - UNITED STATES
Founded in 1902, San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin (SJBCB) is a temple of the Jodo Shinshu Nishi Hongwanji tradition of Buddhism. Jodo Shinshu began over 800 years ago in Japan, and is still headquarted in Kyoto. The Nishi Hongwanji main temple provides leadership worldwide for the tradition. SJBCB is a member of the Buddhist Churches of America (BCA) and part of the Coast Distrct. The focus is on following the path to enlightenment by preserving faith the Three Treasures: Dharma (the teachings), Sangha (the people), Buddha (the Enlightened One).