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Wat Lao Navaram Buddhist Monastery

Address: 6691 Manning Street   San Diego CA 92111
Tradition: Theravada, Laotian
Affiliation: Lao Buddhist monks in the USA
Phone: (619) 560-1185
E-mail: navaram@pacbell.net
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Contact: Ajahn Benton Pandito  


Wat Lao Saophuth

Address: 8741 Gerber Road   Sacramento CA 95828
Tradition: Theravada, Laotian Buddhism
Affiliation: Lao Union Buddhist of America
Phone: (916) 689-3362
E-mail: laocultural@sbcglobal.net
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Founder: Mr. Peter Chantha Liemthongsamout  
Spiritual Director: Ven. Bounleua Boutcaneugn  
Contact: Karuna Liem  


Wat Mongkolratanaram- Berkeley Thai Temple

Address: 1911 Russell Street   Berkeley CA 94703
Tradition: Theravada, Thai
Affiliation: Thai Bhikkhus Council of USA
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Wat Pa Idyllwild Meditation Center

Address: 54200 Marion View   Idyllwill CA 92549
Tradition: Theravada, Thai Forest
Affiliation: Dhammayuti Order
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Teacher: Phra Ajahn Chaiyot  
Contact: Olivia Redwine  


Wat Pah Theravada Ram

Address: 8041 18th Street   Westminster CA 92683
Tradition: Theravada
Phone: (714) 899-6078
E-mail: chuanguyenthuyoc@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.watpahoc.com/
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Main Contact: Phra Ratanapanno Bhikkhu  


Wat Posrisattanat

Address: 4845 Riolinda Blve   Sacramento CA 95838
Tradition: Theravada, Thai
Phone: (916) 925-6152
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Wat Sacramento Buddhavanaram

Address: 151 South Avenue   Sacramento CA 95838
Tradition: Theravada, Thai, Dhammayut
Phone: 916.925.1579
E-mail: info@watsacramento.org
Website: http://www.watsacramento.org
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Wat Samakkidhammaram

Address: 2625 E. 3rd Street   Long Beach CA 90814
Tradition: Theravada, Thai
Affiliation: Thai Bhikkhus Council of USA
E-mail: watcherry@iirt.net
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Wat Somdejphramaharajmangalajaran

Address: 309 E. FAIRVIEW ROAD  Bakersfield CA 93307
Tradition: Theravada
Phone: (661) 836-9940
E-mail: Watsomdejusa@yahoo.com
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Wat Sunyataram - California

Address: 9560 West Lilac Road   Escondido CA 92026
Tradition: Theravada, Thai
Phone: 760-723-7232 Cell Phone: 760-297-0137
E-mail: forestmonks@gmail.com
Website: http://sunnataram.com/#5
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Spiritual Director: Phra Maha Prasurd / Ajahn Yantra Amaro  


Wat Thai of Los Angeles

Address: 12909 Cantara Street  North Hollywood CA 91605
Tradition: Theravada, Thai (Dhammayutti Nikaya)
Affiliation: Thai Bhikkhus Council
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Watsonville Buddhist Temple

Address: 423 Bridge Street   Watsonville CA 95076
Tradition: Mahayana, Jodo Shinshu Buddhism
Affiliation: Buddhist Churches of America (BCA)
E-mail: wbtminister@aol.com
Website: http://www.wbtemple.org/
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West Los Angeles Buddhist Temple

Address: 2003 Corinth Avenue  West Los Angeles CA 90025
Tradition: Mahayana
Affiliation: Buddhist Churches of America (BCA)
Phone: (310) 477-7274
Fax: (310) 477-6674
E-mail: westlabt@verizon.net
Website: http://www.wlabt.org
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White Conch Monastery & Dharma Center

Address: 33 Estrella Drive  Santa Rosa CA 95403
Tradition: Vajrayana, Tibetan, Gelugpa
Phone: (707) 571-0321
E-mail: cainfo@white-conch.org
Website: http://www.white-conch.org
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Spiritual Director: Domo Geshe Rinpoche  


White Heron Sangha

Address: San Luis   Obispo CA
Tradition: Non-Sectarian, Buddhist meditation and study-Everyone is welcome
Affiliation: Not affiliated with any particular teacher or group
Phone: (805) 595-7760
E-mail: whheron@kcbx.net
Website: http://www.whiteheronsangha.org
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Young Buddhists Association of San Francisco

Address: 1881 Pine Street   San Francisco CA 94109
Tradition: Mahayana, Jodo Shinshu (Pureland)
Affiliation: Yound Buddhists Association of America
E-mail: minidora24@excite.co.jp
Website: http://www.geocities.com/bcsfhome/yba.html
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Contact: Lika Sasaki (President)  
Teacher: Shizuko Siegel  


Zen Center of Los Angeles (ZCLA)

Address: 923 South Normandie Avenue   Los Angeles, CA 90006
Tradition: Mahayana, White Plum Sangha
Website: http://www.zencenter.org
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Zen Center of Orange County

Address: 120 East 18th Street   Costa Mesa CA 92627
Tradition: Mahayana, Zen
E-mail: zencenter@zcoc.org
Website: http://www.zcoc.org
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Teacher: Dr. Deborah Barrett  


Zen Hospice Project

Address: 273 Page Street   San Francisco CA 94102
Tradition: Mahayana
Affiliation: Residential Care Hospice
E-mail: mail@zenhospice.org
Website: http://www.zenhospice.org
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American Buddhist Fellowship - Mei Fo Temple (美佛寺)

Address: 1032 South 1st Street   Alhambra CA 91801
Tradition: Mahayana
Phone: (626) 213-4563
E-mail: meifotemple@gmail.com
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Spiritual Director: Venerable Xing Ren  
Notes and Events:

The American Buddhist Fellowship is a non-profit Buddhist organization, and its mission is to provide fellowship for monastics, Dharma talks and meditation retreats for the public, as well as hospice and spiritual emergency care. The temple was founded in 2009 by Venerable Dr. Xing Ren, an ordained Buddhist monk from Wenzhou, China.


Aranya Bodhi: Awakening Forest Hermitage

Address:   Sonoma Coast, Northern California CA
Tradition: Theravada, Inspired by the Forest traditions
Affiliation: Dhammadharini / North American Bhikkhuni Association
E-mail: AwakeningForest@gmail.com
Website: http://awakening-forest-hermitage.blogspot.com
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Retreat Manager: Jill Rayna  Email  
Main Contact: Ayya Tathaaloka Bhikkhuni  Email  (Phone: (510) 791-2331)
Notes and Events:

Aranya Bodhi, the Awakening Forest Hermitage is the womens monastic hermitage project of Dhammadharini.  It is a highly rustic, off the grid mountain forest hermitage on the Sonoma Coast of Northern California, north of San Francisco. 


Beginners Mind Zen Center

Address: 9325 Lasaine Avenue   Northridge CA 91325
Tradition: Mahayana, Japanese Soto Zen
Affiliation: San Francisco Zen Center
Phone: (818) 349-7708
E-mail: opengate@beginnersmindzencenter.org
Website: http://beginnersmindzencenter.org/
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Teacher: Jane Schneider  
Spiritual Director: Peter Schneider  Email  
Notes and Events:

On Saturday mornings, we offer meditation instruction from 9:30am - 10:30am (suggested donation $10).  If you are new to meditation, or to Zen practice, the meditation instruction sessions are a good place to start and a great opportunity to get individualized instruction.  And, after meditation instruction on Saturday morning, you are also welcome to stay for the regular Saturday practice: Saturday, 10:30am – 12pm (two 30-minute periods of meditation with a 10-minute period of walking meditation in between, followed by a short Zen Buddhist service; during the second period of meditation, we usually have a Dharma talk).  Afterward, many of us stay and enjoy a vegetarian lunch together.

Monday – Friday, 6:30am – 7:30am (40-minute meditation, followed by a short Buddhist service). Tuesday & Thursday, 7:30pm – 8:10pm (40-minute meditation). Friday, 7:30pm – 9:00pm (30-minute meditation, followed by a book/reading study group and discussion).


Bodhi Light International (BLI) - Lu Mountain Temple

Address: 7509 Mooney Drive   Rosemead CA 91770
Tradition: Mahayana, Chan and Pure Land
Affiliation: www.tinhdodaithua.org
Phone: 626-280-8801
E-mail: blipub@bli2pl.org
Website: http://www.bli2pl.org
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Spiritual Director: Ven. Master Yong Hua  Email  (Phone: 626-280-8801)
Notes and Events:

  • Vajra Sutra Lecture on every Sunday
  • Meditation training center
  • Buddhist chanting
  • Fo Qi and Chan Qi Assemblies are hosted twice per year
  • Publications: The Bequeathed Teachings Sutra, The Sutra in 42 Sections, Medicine Master Sutra, Earth Store Sutra, Small Amitabha Sutra, Pure Land Handbook

    Free publications are available in printed books and online PDF files.  All publications are available in English, Vietnamese, and Chinese.

    Currently seeking for publication sponsorship and volunteering for Sutra translations.


    BodhiPath Buddhist Center Santa Barbara

    Address: 113 West Gutierrez   Santa Barbara CA
    Tradition: Mahayana, A Karma Kagyu Buddhist Center Tibetan
    Affiliation: BodhiPath International Buddhist Centers
    Phone: 805-252-6137
    E-mail: bodhipathsb@gmail.com
    Website: http://bodhipath.org/santabarbara
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    Main Contact: Jen Gaffaney  
    Teacher: Dawa Tarchin & Bart Mendel  
    Spiritual Director: Shamar Rinpoche  
    Notes and Events:

    All classes and programs are held at our dharma center in downtown Santa Barbara at 113 West Gutierrez Street, 2nd Floor. (Behind Pollero Outlet) 

    Weekly Activities: 

    Thursday evenings, 7:00-9:00 pm: Group Meditation and Dharma Teaching

    Sunday mornings, 11:00 am: Chenrezig Practice

    We also offer Weekend Meditation Workshops, Quarterly Urban Retreats and an Annual Residential Retreat.

    Please visit http://groups.google.com/group/santa-barbara-bodhipath-buddhist-center?hl=en for more information or to sign up for our weekly email updates.


    Buddhist Center - Rissho Kosei-kai International of North America

    Address: 4522 Campus Dr, Suite A245  Irvine CA 92612
    Tradition: Mahayana,
    Affiliation: Rissho Kosei-kai
    Phone: 949-336-4430
    E-mail: info@buddhistcenter-rkina.org
    Website: http://www.buddhistcenter-rkina.org
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    Spiritual Director: Shoko Mizutani  Email  (Phone: 949-336-4430)
    Notes and Events:

    Our Buddhist Center - RKINA in Irvine, Orange County is the Rissho Kosei-kais regional center for North America, established for sharing the Buddha Dharma with a special focus on the Lotus Sutra (Ekayana Buddhism) for all practitioners living in the United States and Canada.

    We offer a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere with a library of books from all Buddhist traditions that are available for check-out.  We also offer Dharma study session on every Tuesday evening and Dharma service on every Sunday morning.


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