Yearly Archives: 2017

Bodhi Day

Please join the Calgary Buddhist Temple on Sunday, December 10 in recognition of Bodhi Day. There will be a service and pot-luck meal afterwards. December 8 marks the official day many Buddhists the world over celebrate as Bodhi Day. It is the day when Siddhartha

Chance to Win $5,000 for Your Favorite Charity!

CanadaHelps On November 28, 2017, millions of Canadians will be celebrating GivingTuesday – a day dedicated to giving back! In honour of GivingTuesday’s 5th year in Canada, we are giving you a chance to WIN a $5,000 donation for your favourite charity! To enter for your

Temple Grey Cup Night

Looking forward to Grey Cup night? Have more fun watching the game at the Temple on Sunday, Nov 26th from 3:30 pm. Bring your comfy lawn chair and BYOB. Pull tickets will be available to add to the fun and special homemade chili will be

Refugee Shinran

Jeff Wilson Guest speaker, Jeff Wilson, was an engaging speaker at the Temple on Thursday, Nov 2 at the Temple. An exploration of how the specific events in the lives of Shinran and Rennyo led them to fashion Buddhist principles of radical welcome, and how this relates

Let’s Go For a Hike

Fall Hiking on Saturday, October 14, 2017. We will meet at the Troll Falls trailhead at 10:00 am in Kananaskis. This is a moderate, 3.5 km hike.  For trail head location either Google or check our Web post (to follow). Bring lunch and warm clothing.

Chow Mein Supper – Volunteers Needed

The Calgary Buddhist Temple is putting on its annual dinner on Saturday, October 21, 2017 and we need your help. The dinner is our biggest fundraiser and we need volunteers to fill various positions to make this a success. Generally volunteers will work the entire

Temple Refuge Circle – Oct thru early Dec ‘Season’

(a ‘refuge’ is a safe place – every Buddhist takes ‘refuge’ in the Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha)   This Tuesday group is a small meditation- & awareness-focused Practice ‘circuit’ meant for people who have been exploring Buddhism but wish to improve in: Meditation (25mins), Loving-Kindness,

Upcoming Buddhism 101

buddha-sepia-emanating-banner-1200-940x629 Interested in Buddhism and how it can be a part of your daily life? Then join us on Thursdays, 7:30 – 8:30 pm as the fundamentals of Buddhism will be introduced and discussed. There will be 8 consecutive sessions beginning October 12 through November 30,

Visit Us at Omatsuri

Omatsuri Our Temple will have two booths at the Calgary Japanese Festival “Omatsuri” (Hosted by Calgary Japanese Cultural Association). Date: Saturday, August 12, 2017 Time: 11:00am – 6:00pm Location: Max Bell Centre  1001 Barlow Trail S.E. Details: Sales Table: We will be selling gently used Japanese