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The Stockton Buddhist Temple is a member of the Buddhist Churches of America (BCA)  headquarters located in San Francisco, California. BCA is affiliated with Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji Ha, also known as Nishi Hongwanji.

The temple’s membership serves the central valley’s community found in the San Joaquin valley and presently serves outlying areas such as Cortez, Tracy, Modesto and Turlock.

The Stockton Sangha, as our Buddhist community is referred to, include members from the surrounding communities of Tracy, Linden, French Camp, Brentwood, Delta Islands, and Stockton.

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“Great Compassion” Monument

This monument was dedicated on June 29, 1969 by Rev. Tesshin Shibata and Rev. LaVerne Sasaki.... Read more...

View the 2012 Stockton Obon on YouTube

Emily Wright made this video for San Joaquin’s OurVoice... Read more...


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