Welcome to Seattle Koyasan Shingon Buddhist Temple

New Year’s Eve Goma Fire (Midnight)

Friday, December 31 12:00AM (Midnight) to 2:00AM (Gate Opens at 11:30PM)

Goma Fire Wishing Stick / $5

*Zenzai (Sweet Azuki Been Soup) TO GO is served!


12月31日(日)深夜12:00AM〜2:00AM / 開門11:30PM

一祈願 / $5 *白玉善哉To GO接待あり/駐車場あり

New Year’s Goma Fire Ritual

Saturday, January 1 12:00PM (Noon) to 2:00PM (Gate Opens at 9:30AM)

Goma Fire Wishing Stick / $5

*Zenzai (Sweet Azuki Been Soup) TO GO is served!


1月1日(月)正午12:00PM〜2:00PM / 開門11:30AM

一祈願 / $5 *白玉ぜんざいTo GO接待あり/駐車場あり

Thank you for supporting Seattle Koyasan all through 2021. Shingon Esoteric Buddhism aims to support all sentient beings ceaselessly on their ways to attain the enlightenment. This attitude is concisely expressed by the important motto in our tradition, Dogyo-ni-nin (同行二人), that means “ You are not alone. Kobo Daishi is walking together with you every single moment during your journey”. Dogyo-ni-nin is a Shingon Buddhists’ faith crystalized from Kobo Daishi’s vow made on August 22nd in 832. “Until the universe is terminated, until all sentient beings are awakened, and until the nirvana is fulfilled, my prayer never ends”. Kobo Daishi stopped eating grains 3 month after the vow to prepare his departure and entered his eternal meditation in 835 at age of 62. That is why “Dogyo-ni-nin” with you is Seattle Koyasan’s mission.

May you have a Happy New Year!

Gassho,   Head Priest


We are open for in-person services!

We are a local Seattle-based Japanese Buddhist Temple open to people of all walks of life.

Please join us for our guided meditation services or our Sunday Service. We are always happy greet new people, and many find tremendous benefit from practicing meditation. We offer all of our services in-person and online.

Our meditation practice has been passed down for over a thousand years through the Koyasan Shingon Lineage.

The Monday meditation is dedicated to Mandala Symphony for BLM as a practice of compassion to embrace and heal the wounds of those who struggled.

COVID Guidelines August 2021 – until further notice

  • We are following the CDC guidelines and are requiring that all in-person attendees, whether vaccinated or not, wear masks to all services. If you cannot wear a face mask, please instead join us online.
  • Out of concern for those who may be more vulnerable, please do not attend if you have any symptoms of illness such as a fever, coughing or sneezing.
  • Guidelines may change as we adjust to changing circumstances

Live Streaming Services

We are LIVE STREAMING our services!

JOIN HERE: http://seattlekoyasan.eventbrite.com

DOWNLOAD SERVICE BOOK HERE: Shingon Lay Service – v9

To join the LIVE STREAMING event online, please go to Eventbrite to register and click on Live Events (the cost is free, or you can make a donation if you like):

Goma-gi prayer sticks for the Goma Fire Service are available for purchase ($5.00 each) prior to the Service. These are wooden sticks upon which to write a prayer or request; they are added to the ritual fire as an important part of the celebration of compassion and the burning away of sufferings during the Goma Fire Ceremony. You can send your wish to Seattle Koyasan via email to [email protected]


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