Recommended Buddhist Temples & Groups in the L.A. area

Always call before visiting for hours and schedules

Yokoji Zen Mountain Center (909) 659-5272 www.zmc.org
P.O. Box 43 Mountain Center, CA 92561 (near Idylwild) -American Soto Zen

Zen Center Los Angeles (213) 387-2351 www.zencenter.org
923 S. Normandie Avenue, L.A. (Koreatown) -American Soto Zen

L.A. Buddhist Vihara / Pasadena (626)797-6144 www.labuddhistvihara.com
920 Summit Avenue (at E. Mountain Street), Pasadena -Sri Lankan Theravada

Zenshuji Soto Zen Mission (213) 624-8658 www.zenshuji.org
123 S. Hewitt Street, Los Angeles (Little Tokyo) -Japanese Soto Zen

Santa Monica Zen Center (310) 572-9070 www.smzen.org
1001-A Colorado Avenue, Santa Monica -American Soto Zen

Hazy Moon Zen Center (323) 735-7564 www.hazymoon.com
1651 S. Gramercy Place, Los Angeles -American Soto Zen

Hardcore Zen http://homepage.mac.com/doubtboy/ZazenClass.html
Hill Street Center 237 Hill Street, Santa Monica -Brad Warner/American Soto Zen

Against The Stream Buddhist Meditation Society (323) 665-4300 www.dharmapunx.com/tdates/default.asp
4300 Melrose Ave (just west of Vermont Ave),Los Angeles -Noah Levine

Rinzai-ji Zen Center (213) 732-2263 www.rinzaiji.org
2505 Cimarron Street, Los Angeles -Rinzai Zen

Mount Baldy Zen Center (909) 985-6410 www.mbzc.org
P O Box 429 Mt. Baldy, CA 91759 (San Gabriel Mountains) -Rinzai Zen

Kadampa Meditation Center (323) 223 0610 www.meditateinla.org/pasadena.php
(Neighborhood Church, Mondays 7PM) 301 N. Orange Grove blvd, Room 23, Pasadena -NKT

Los Angeles Shambhala Center (323) 255-5472 la.shambhala.org
963 Colorado Boulevard, Eagle Rock CA 90041 -Chogyam Trungpa Rimpoche, Tibetan

Deer Park Monastery (760) 291-1003 www.deerparkmonastery.org
2499 Melru Lane, Escondido CA 92096 (near San Diego) -Thich Nhat Hanh Tradition

Rosemead Buddhist Monastery (626) 280-1213 home.earthlink.net/~labuddhistu
7833 Emerson Place, Rosemead -Ch’an

Hsi Lai Temple (626) 961-9697 www.hsilai.org
3456 S. Glenmark Dr., Hacienda Heights, CA 91745 -Chinese Pureland/Ch’an

Pasadena Buddhist Church (626) 798 4781 janet.org/~pjci/PasadenaBuddhistChurch/pbc.html
1993 Glen Avenue Pasadena (BCA) -Jodo Shinshu

Dharma Zen Center (213) 934-0330 www.dharmazen.com
1025 S. Cloverdale Avenue, Los Angeles (Koreatown) -Kwan Um Zen

L.A. Dharma (310) 226-6113 www.ladharma.org
(Sunday at 6 PM in Pasadena)1402 Greenfield Avenue #1, Los Angeles -Vipassana / Insight Meditation

I.B.M.C. (213) 384-0850 www.urbandharma.org/ibmc/index.html
928 South New Hampshire Avenue, Los Angeles (Koreatown) -Vietnamese/American Zen

Beginner's Mind Zen Center (818) 349-7708 northridgezencenter.org
9325 Lasaine Ave, Northridge -American Soto Zen

BodhiPath Buddhist Centers www.bodhipath-west.org/pasadena.htm
(Tuesday 7 pm at Neighborhood Church)
301 N. Orange Grove Blvd. Room #4, Pasadena -Karma Kagyu Tibetan

Detroit Street Zen Center (323) 954-8945 www.detroitstzebcenter.com
650 S. Cochran St #4, Los Angeles CA 90036 -American Soto Zen

Kanzeonji Buddhist Temple
(323) 255-5345 www.zenyoga.org
951 Terrace 49, Los Angeles, CA 90042 (Mount Washington area) -American Zen / Yoga

Insight L.A. (310)774-3325 http://www.insightla.org
(Meetings in Northridge, the Westside, Laurel Canyon) -Vipassna Insight Meditation

Dharma Drum Mountain (626) 350-4388 www.ddmbala.org
9674 Telstar Ave. #C,El Monte -American Chinese Ch'an (Mater Sheng Yen)