Meditation ServiceMay 29, 2019 7:00 pm

Meditation Service will be Wednesday nights from 7 – 8 pm. There will be 30 minutes of quiet meditation followed by a mantra meditation, and concluding with a short chant. Everyone is welcome and no prior meditation experience is required.

ServiceMay 30, 2019 7:30 pm

All of our services are open to everyone and no prior knowledge of 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.

Meditation TimeJun 2, 2019 9:10 am

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

Everyone is welcome!

If you are interested in meditation but do not have a practice please come by 9:00 am and we can provide instruction to get you started.

Shotsuki ServiceJun 2, 2019 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.

Cooking/Food DemoJun 2, 2019 11:15 am

The Temple Ladies have coordinated a demo for Sunday, June 2 at 11:15am (after service) and we’re going to keep it simple starting with a “Homage to Rice” where we’ll be making:

1. Musubi – spam and vegetarian
2. Inari
3. A chicken or flavored rice dish

PLUS – Sunomono Salad!

Recipes will be provided of what is presented or demonstrated and everyone will get to share/taste test afterwards! The charge is $5/adult – men, women, and children (who are free) are welcome!

This is meant to be a fun way to bring people together and enjoy each other’s company!

ServiceJun 6, 2019 7:30 pm

All of our services are open to everyone and no prior knowledge of 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.

Meditation TimeJun 9, 2019 9:10 am

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

Everyone is welcome!

If you are interested in meditation but do not have a practice please come by 9:00 am and we can provide instruction to get you started.

ServiceJun 13, 2019 7:30 pm

All of our services are open to everyone and no prior knowledge of 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.

Ikebana ClassJun 15, 2019 10:00 am

Five classes of ikebana or Japanese Flower Arrangement offered by Rika Saruwatari from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm

• Saturday April 13 & 27
• Saturday May 11 & 25
• Saturday June 15

Cost for Temple Members: $45 per class; includes flower material, instruction fee and taxes; 5 classes = $225
Cost for non-Temple Members: $50 per class; includes flower material, instruction fee and taxes; 5 classes = $250
Sorry, no refunds for missed lessons.

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

Rika trained under Ms. Takako Yokoyama. In 2012, Rika became a certified shihan (teacher). Please contact Rika at rikaandshiro@gmail.com or call 403-701-0390 if you have any questions.

ServiceJun 16, 2019 10:00 am

All of our services are open to everyone and no prior knowledge of 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.