IMPORTANT - COVID19 (CoronaVirus)

Due to Covid 19, all services, events, and activities are planned on a month-to-month basis. Please see the IOBT Bulletin or Calendar for the most recent schedule. There are a wide range of online resources for staying connected with the church, as well as useful information about the Coronavirus:

Temple BlogIOBT now has a Temple Blog to stay connected when memberships. A wide range of messages can be found including Dharma Messages. Check it often. We are endeavouring to add content regularly.

View The Temple Blog Here

Dharma Message

Check this out! -- You can help support IOBT everytime you order something from Simply click on Amazon Store and .5% of your purchase will be donated to the church. Copy the link and send it to your friends and family -- it's an easy way to help the church. Thank you.

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Shin Buddhism: Namo Amida Butsu

Article recently publised in the Argus Observer about IOBT can be found here at: Buddhist Religion.
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BCA Center for Buddhist Education

The Center for Buddhist Education was first inspired by Shinran Shonin's legacy. The mission of the Buddhist Churches of America - Center for Buddhist Education (CBE) is to provide diverse learning opportunities to deepen the understanding and appreciation of Buddha's wisdom and compassion among Sangha leaders and the broader community.

As an educational arm of the Buddhist Churches of America (BCA), CBE offers programs to support the continuing education of BCA ministers, training of ministers' assistants, temple leaders, Dharma school teachers, youth groups, affiliated organizations and others interested in exploring Jodo Shinshu Buddhism in America.

Programs are developed in partnership with many entities within and beyond the BCA organization, including the Office of the Bishop, local BCA temples, and the Institute of Buddhist Studies.

We encourage everyone to learn more by visitng the CBE website.

Google Calendar

The best and easiest way to stay informed on the many activities associated with the church is by accessing our Church Calendar. You can do so by clicking Google Calendar here.


IOBT is always grateful for your donations. Please help us provide the in-person and remote services we strive to provide our members.
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Boise Worship

Buddhist Discussion group meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month. It is held online using Zoom and is open to anyone. Please email with questions or to get the link to join.

Affiliate Organizations

Annual Events

Everyone is welcome! You do not need to be a church member.

  • Gigantic Wabi Sabi Yard Sale, first Saturday of May
  • Japan Nite Obon Festival, July (date TBA)
  • Kakimochi making, first Sunday of October
  • Annual Bazaar and Auction, third Sunday of October

Sunday Activities

10:00 am - IOBT Choir Practice
10:30 am - Adult Study
11:00 am - Family Service

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