Plans to Reopen - Saturday March 12, 2022

Dear DBT Sangha, 

It brings me great joy to share the Dharma Bum Temple and Buddha for You will reopen Saturday March 12, 2022. Believe it or not March 12, 2020 was when the Temple first closed due to…

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Welcome Back to the DBT - RSVP Updates

As we wrap up the first two weeks of reopening the Dharma Bum Temple, I am deeply moved by the beauty of this community. It was so touching to see all the people who returned to the Temple and…

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Good News - We Are Reopening

It brings me great joy to share that we have slowly reopened the Dharma Bum Temple and Buddha for You Gift Shop. The complete schedule of classes will continue to be updated on the website schedule. 

As we reopen…

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Plans to Reopen

This has been an incredibly challenging 15 months for the world as so much loss, pain and suffering continues. I first want to take a moment to recognize and remember those in our community who have lost loved ones due…

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Dear Friends, 

Every Spring for my birthday it is my honor to humbly raise money for the Dharma Bum Temple. Last April however as the pandemic hit us all hard, it did not feel right to ask for support…

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A Beautiful Letter

We received a beautiful email and would like to share it below: 

To all of the people who have worked to build and sustain the Dharma Bum Temple Sangha, 

Hello, my name is _______. I’m not sure if…

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A Moment to Practice: Plans to Reopen

Hello All, 

The Temple received an email two weeks ago from the Mayor's office with regards to their exploration of reopening "Places of Worship". They were reaching out to many religious facilities in San Diego and putting together a…

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Second Annual Volunteer Appreciation Event

Saturday night December 7th we hosted our second annual Volunteer Appreciation Event at the Dharma Bum Temple. It was a time to honor each person in this photo and about 20 others who could not be with us, as together…

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Thanksgiving Day Food Redistribution

It has become a tradition at the Dharma Bum Temple to feed the homeless on Thanksgiving morning. We do this every Thursday at 5PM but on Thanksgiving it is a special event and we are grateful for everyone who shows…

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