Berkeley Buddhist Temple 2121 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA94704 Berkeley Buddhist Temple has services weekly on Sundays at 9:30am and activities throughout the month. There are social…More and teaching groups for children, teenagers, and adults including crafts and yoga. To sign up for their newsletter or to learn more about Buddhism, give them a call.
Berkeley Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple 1524 Oregon St, Berkeley, CA94703 Berkeley Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple follows the teachings of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism, which dates back 800 years,…More and is the largest sect of Buddhism in Japan. The temple holds weekly Sunday service and groups for adults, teenagers and children. Additionally, it sponsors a basketball and golf tournament each year to promote sportsmanship and teamwork.
Odiyan Center 2425 Hillside Ave, Berkeley, CA94704 For people interested in living in the authentic Buddhist tradition, Odiyan offers three or six month residency programs…More in a smoke-free, drug-free, vegetarian community. At the center, residents develop awareness and appreciation through rigorous daily work preserving symbols of enlightenment such as temples and sacred art.
Institute for World Religions 2304 McKinley Ave, Berkeley, CA94703 Adjacent to Martin Luther King Way and within walking distance of Civic Center Park on McKinly Avenue in the Institute…More for World Religions building is the Berkeley Buddhist Monastery. The modest temple is unpretentious and intimate yet very dignified, solemn and grand. The interior is decorated with Buddah and Bodhisattva figures on stained glass, statues of ceramics and wood, alters of flower, gongs, bowls and incense. Peace and serenity seem to emanate from every corner, and there is a genuine feeling of community and well being here. A variety of ceremonies, classes and meditations are offered to anyone seeking a moment of peace or a deeper understanding of the universe.