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2929 Market Street
San Diego, California  92102-3227

Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday - Friday: 10:00am-4:30pm
Saturday:  Varies - Please Call Temple
Sunday: 9:00am - 2:00pm

Welcome Vistors!

T: (619) 239-0896

Who Are We

The Buddhist Temple of San Diego (BTSD) belongs to the Jodo Shinshu (Shin or "Pure Land") sect of Buddhism, part of the Mahayana Buddhist tradition. Our temple is a member of the Buddhist Churches of America, and is affiliated with the Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-ha in Kyoto, Japan.


  Rev. Dr. Kenji Akahoshi, Resident Minister
  Linda Redenbaugh, Office Administrator

M I N I S T E R I A L   A S S I S T A N T S

   Laverne Imori, Certified Ministerial Assistant
   Noriko Kawai, Certified Ministerial Assistant
   Maribeth Smith, Certified Ministerial Assistant
   Yukari Williams, Minister’s Helper

K E Y   V O L U N T E E R S

   LuAnn Lee, President
   Ralph Honda, Operations Manager|
   Michael Kinoshita, 1st VP (Ways & Means); Improvements
   Glenn Torio, 2nd VP (Activities); Ex-Officio
   Bill Teague, 3rd VP (Membership); Buddhist Education Committee
(BEC); Web Editor
   Nancy Martinez, Recording Secretary
   Karen Okuhara, Corresponding Secretary
   Akie Tomiyama, Treasurer
   Glenn Negoro, Assist. Treasurer
   Joyce Teague, Scholarship Committee
   Kaytee Sumida, Interreligious Council (IRC)
  Carol Baker, Qamar Bradford, Timothy Kajita, Kimberly Kruse, Roy Okuhara, & Gregg Yonekura - Directors-at-Large