Dainichi with Amida and Benzaiten

We are a Buddhist temple community putting the teachings of Tendai Buddhism into practice in the Washington, DC metro area with members from Virginia, Maryland, and DC. All are welcome to attend.


We regularly meet once per week for chanting liturgy (gongyo) and meditation service:

Sundays 10:00-11:30AM service, then informal tea & snacks (11:30am-noon)

2nd Floor (upstairs studio) of
2402 Mount Vernon Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22301


Check the Calendar for Dharma talk topics, schedule changes, and special events such as retreats, potlucks, and Sangha outings.


An ordained person is available to perform weddings, funerals, and more. Please contact us for information. We are LGBTQIA affirming and inclusive.