As a member, you will be grounded upon the tradition and legacy of a Buddhist community with a long history. This community, or Sangha, is one that teaches a path to Enlightenment that is open to all without exception.
Membership is required for certain special events such as Kieshiki (Buddhist name-giving confirmation ceremony), voting in the annual general meeting, Wheel of Dharma subscription, and the like.
Members will receive our electronic newsletter with additional invitations to join our new online Dharma sessions (which is under development) to study the history art and culture of Buddhist traditions.
Members will also receive invitations to join our monthly classes, ceremonial services and meditation sessions.
A portion of your membership dues will also go to support our national organization, the Buddhist Churches of America (BCA). This valuable foundation will offer all students of Buddhism a wide assortment of resources for research, networking and in-depth Dharma study.
Become a Temple Member
For those who would like to become a member of the Cleveland Buddhist Temple or support the temple financially as a Friend or Sponsor, we have the following official categories: