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Mission Statement

The Placer Buddhist Church strives to nurture compassion, mindfulness, gratitude, peace, tolerance, inclusiveness, and spiritual exploration by providing a place where everyone is welcome. Our mission is to continuously learn and live the Buddhist Teachings to reduce suffering and support our lives and the lives around us.  We offer an open door to sharing these teachings, as well as friendship and community.



Placer Buddhist Church

3192 Boyington Road

Penryn, CA 95663


(916) 652-6139


Rev. Kurt W. Rye,

Resident Minister

Sunday Services

Services start at 10:00 am on Sundays. Chanting is in Japanese. Dharma Message in English.

New Summer Sunday Service Schedule:


July 1, Monthly Memorial Service

July 14 Reno Howakai and Obon with bus leaving at 10:00 am.

July 15, Dharma service

August 4, Obon/Hatsubon Service at 10:00 am

Latest Blog

Current PBC and Reno Bulletins

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Obon will be on August 4, 2018

Obon Dori Festival   August 4, 2018 Saturday –

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