Evening ServiceMay 25, 2017 7:30 pm

Everyone is welcome!

No previous experience or knowledge of Buddhism is necessary!

IkebanaMay 27, 2017 10:00 am

Ikebana classes – instructor is Rika Saruwatari. Saturday mornings 10:00 am -12:00 noon on April 29 May 13 & 27 and June 10 & 24 at the temple.

Cost is $175 including tax

Students must supply their own containers (please ask Rika for suitable size and shape), scissors and kenzan (frog). Ask Rika if you need help selecting your items as these are not supplied as part of the lesson.

Sorry, no refunds for missed lessons.

Class size is limited so register early!

Rika was trained under Ms. Takato Yokoyama and became a certified shihan (teacher) in 2012. Contact Rika at rikaandshiro@gmail.com or call 403-701-0390 if you have any questions and to register.

MeditationMay 28, 2017 9:10 am

Join us for a 30 minute meditation time prior to our main service.

Everyone is welcome!

Keirokai – Gotanye ServiceMay 28, 2017 10:00 am

The Keirokai is a yearly event, an event honouring our members who are ‘Keiro’, that is, our senior, experienced Sangha members.

Gotan-ye is the celebration of birth of Shinran Shonin, the founder of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism. Shinran Shonin was born on May 21, 1173. Gotan means birth and Ye means gathering.

Evening ServiceJun 1, 2017 7:30 pm

Everyone is welcome!

No previous experience or knowledge of Buddhism is necessary!

Garage SaleJun 3, 2017 10:00 am

Temple Garage Sale this day with time/duration TO BE CONFIRMED! Please save and bring your gently used items to the temple or contact:

  • Yuko at yu.yukoono@gmail.com or 403-452-0255 for pick up;
  • Jean at 403-975-6087 or j.masuda95@gmail.com; OR
  • Mickey at 403-271-8824 or mhkuta@outlook.com.

MeditationJun 4, 2017 9:10 am

Join us for a 30 minute meditation time prior to our main service.

Everyone is welcome!

Sunday Shotsuki ServiceJun 4, 2017 10:00 am

Shotsuki is a monthly memorial service to honour and remember loved ones who have passed away in this month.

All of our services are open to everyone and no prior knowledge or experience with Buddhism is necessary.

The services are conducted in English with the exception of some chanting.

Service books are provided so that everyone can participate in these traditional, centuries old chants.

Dharma Time for KidsJun 4, 2017 10:00 am

Although children are welcome anytime today there will be a special activity that is hosted by one of the adult parents.

Everyone joins the first part of the service and then they will proceed to the upstairs classroom/ boardroom.

Temple Refuge CircleJun 6, 2017 7:00 pm

All Buddhists take Refuge in the Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha. A Refuge is a safe place.

We meet together in a Circle to practice Compassion, Equanimity, Lovingkindness, Sympathetic Joy, Deep Listening, and Gratitude.

Closed group – I ask that interested persons commit to a ‘season’ to deepen their Practice – see the Temple Facebook group for details or contact me at:

kenmadden@gmail.com