Yearly Archives: 2016

Syrian Refugee Presentation

Thursday, January 19, 7:30 pm As many of you know, the ongoing war in Syria is destroying lives and families and shows little hope of ending in the near future. Refugees from all walks of life have had to escape this conflict, often with little

2017 Membership

2017_membership The 2017 Calgary Buddhist Temple membership forms are available online and will soon be available in print at the temple. Memberships can be taken out for $100 for the year with seniors (65 and over) and students (under 18) complimentary. Of this fee,  $80 goes

Don’t Forget – December 31 and January 1, 2017

lotuss A reminder that Saturday, December 31 is New Year’s Eve – Joya-e. The last day of the year is an opportunity to reflect upon the past year in preparation for the coming new year. It is a time to think about the interdependency of all

Christmas Ikebana Class

ikebana Come and make a centerpiece for your table. Space is limited to 7 people so sign up a.s.a.p. ! When: Saturday, December 17 Where: Temple lower level Time: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Cost: $60 includes all materials other than the container. Bring a rectangular

Bodhi Day – Dec 11

A reminder that the 2016 Bodhi Day service will be on Sunday, December 11 at 10 am. On this day, we commemorate the attainment of Enlightenment of Prince Gautama Siddhartha to become Shakyamuni Buddha. Open to the public and a light lunch will follow the

Grey Cup Party at the Temple

grey_cup   What an exciting game! On Sunday, twenty-two of us gathered in the temple basement to watch the game on the big projector screen. First half was underwhelming and although second half was better, with two minutes to go, I started cleaning up, assuming that