Sangha Engagement

The Calgary Buddhist Temple Sangha Engagement is actively involved in hosting workshops, presentations, and events to promote social interaction, learning, and sharing. “Sangha Engagement” is pleased to provide virtual, online workshops on a variety of topics to keep people engaged and build a sense of “community” or Sangha.

There is no fee to attend and donations to the temple are appreciated. Register and support the continued coordination of these online workshops.


Alzheimer’s: Prevention Instead of Life Sentence  

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Sunday, January 24, 2021, from 1:00 – 2:30 pm MST The threat of developing Alzheimer’s is often one of our greatest fears as we age. While traditional views of Alzheimer’s see it as a disease that can afflict anyone at random, new research is showing us that there are numerous ways to prevent this devastating illness or minimize its impact. In this seminar, we will be exploring some of the major risk factors for Alzheimer’s and the key health practices that can counteract these risks. The focus will be on effective, inexpensive steps that we can take immediately to start creating better health for our future.
Resolving Life’s Problems through Buddhism  

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Sunday, February 7th, 2021 from 2-3:30pm MST The Calgary Buddhist Temple Sangha Engagement is truly honored to have Rev. Marvin Harada, the Bishop of the Buddhist Churches of America, share the Dharma with us.Buddhism enables us to resolve any of life’s problems that we might face.  In this seminar, Rev. Harada will touch on four major issues in life: 

  1. The matter of life and death
  2. Relationship Issues
  3. Work Issues
  4. Self Esteem issues

“We all face such issues in life, but we may not see how Buddhism enables us to truly resolve any of them.”

Expressive Arts Journaling  

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Sunday, March 7th, 2021 at 1:00 pm MST Join Sara Clark and the Calgary Buddhist Temple Sangha for an “Expressive Arts Journaling”.  This can be seen as an extension of a diary but instead of just writing, you can choose how you want to express yourself on paper. This 1.5 hour introductory experiential workshop will walk you through some basic expressive journaling activities to help you unleash your creativity.This activity is about expressing yourself and having fun no artistic experience necessary. It is not about ‘beauty of the art’. What every you create is perfect for you in that moment.


*If you would be interested in sharing your background, knowledge or skill with the Temple Sangha, please email    Topics vary and the group interests are diverse so please consider volunteering!

Remember to “Mask your face, don’t mask your heart”!