Dharma School

The Dharma School, for ages Pre-K – 12th grade, provides an enjoyable introduction to Jodo Shinshu Buddhism. Class activities include crafts, skits, parties, games, and more. Classes are taught by volunteer teachers, under the guidance of the Temple minister.

Dharma School year runs from September through June, but we welcome new families to our Temple and Dharma School at any time of the year. To learn more about Dharma School please contact smbtdharmaschool@gmail.com

A Dharma talk for Dharma School Students

Posts about Dharma School

  • Having No Regrets & Dharma School Awards Ceremony (June 11)
    As we come to the end of our Dharma School Year, Rev. Adams will share a Dharma Talk about the Buddha’s path to living a life free from regrets, inspired by the following verse from the Sanbutsuge. Even if I should be subjected toAll kinds of suffering and torment,Continuing my practice undeterred,I would endure it and never have […]
  • Where is the Pure Land? (June 2)
    In these busy times when our attention is pulled in many directions at once, Rev. Adams will share a Dharma Talk about the peace of mind we receive from having a single clear direction for our lives, inspired by the following verse from the Sanbutsuge. Those who come from the ten quartersShall rejoice with pure hearts;Once they […]
  • Gotan-e Shinran Shonin’s Birthday Service
    May 21, 2023 We warmly welcome you to join us in person at the San Mateo Buddhist Temple or via Zoom Meeting for our Gotan-e Shinran Shonin’s 850th Birthday Service on Sunday, May 21, 2023 at 9:30 a.m. 2023年5月21日の9時30分から宗祖降誕会ををお勤めします。 Schedule8:30 a.m. Shoshinge Gyofu Chanting9:00 a.m. Sangha Social Hour9:30 a.m. Gotan-e Dharma Service with English Language Message by […]

Family-Friendly Dharma School Service Sundays at 9:30 a.m.

All are welcome!