Become a Member

Become a Member

We welcome you to become an active member of the Mountain View Buddhist Temple. We welcome people of all ages, ethnicities, gender, sexual orientation, and races to join the Sangha (community).

As a member of the Mountain View Buddhist Temple Sangha, you will become a part of a supportive family, connected group of friends, vibrant Buddhist community, and place that feels like home. Your membership supports the day-to-day operations and expenses for maintaining the Temple, our programs, and services.

Members are encouraged to support the Temple through periodic financial donations and assistance with various activities including annual fundraising events. Members can determine their level of support and assistance based on their interest level and availability.

MVBT Membership Categories

MVBT has memberships designed for individuals and families in various stages of life. Please click on a category below to learn more about each level of membership.

  • Definition: 2 adults in a household that may include children under the age of 26
  • Benefits: Full Temple benefits
  • Annual Dues: $1,000. Note: The additional funds help to sustain MVBT
  • Definition: 2 adults in a household that may include children under the age of 26
  • Benefits: Full Temple benefits
  • Annual Dues: $600
  • Definition: 1 adult in a household that may include children under the age of 26
  • Benefits: Full Temple benefits
  • Annual Dues: $500. Note: The additional funds help to sustain MVBT
  • Definition: 1 adult in a household that may include children under the age of 26
  • Benefits: Full Temple benefits
  • Annual Dues: $300
  • Definition: 1 adult between the ages of 26-35
  • Benefits: Full Temple benefits
  • Annual Dues: $150
  • Definition: 1 adult between the ages of 18-25 or full-time student
  • Limited Benefits: Access to MVBT affiliate organization. No facility rental privileges
  • Annual Dues: $25
  • Definition: 1 adult with limited Temple benefits
  • Limited Benefits: Access to MVBT affiliated organization. No privileges to zone membership, facility rentals, nokotsudo or funeral (sodan) arrangements
  • Annual Dues: $120

Membership Benefits

MVBT Member Benefits