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For those new to Buddhism or wishing to learn and practice in Tendai school. In person training is available for anyone in the Sacramento/Bay Area. If you are further (US or International) then English and Japanese language learning is available through a combination of reading & practice assignments as well as online videochat with the Head Priest, Rev.Dr.Ryoei Tyler. Please contact her at

Philosophy & Doctrine


General Buddhism philosophy and sutra studies as well as Tendai school specifics. These are academic style readings and discussions. 

Daily Practice


Learn everyday chanting practice, the Heart Sutra and how to incorporate Buddhist ethics and principles into your daily life and work. 



Guidance in SHIKAN, shamatha/vipassana, meditation. In addition learn to work with and transform negative emotions through meditation on compassion, loving-kindness and impermanence. 

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