Running a temple is not easy! A successful temple requires effort from many people, most of whom are volunteers. Toban (Japanese for “it’s your turn”) is a way to spread the work of the temple among all the members.
If you are able to help
Planned for April 21, 2019!
A long-standing ritual of all Buddhist traditions going back to the time of the Buddha is having followers of the Buddha formally commit to a Buddhist way of life. Originally this ceremony was only for adherents also willing to follow
New Year’s Eve Celebration – Dec 31, 6:00-8:00pm
We gather downstairs and, following the tradition, slurp up noodles for a snack because as everyone knows, long noodles mean long life!
Kids will have a chance to pin the nenju on the Buddha this year!
Interested in purchasing raffle tickets with great prizes in support of the Calgary Buddhist Temple?
1st prize – 2 return tickets anywhere WestJet flies – Winner: Ron Lewis
2nd prize – Phillips Sonic FlexCare Toothbrush – Winner: Jim Bowman
3rd prize – Mountain Hardwear Scrambler
Get your party hats and Stampeder jerseys on as our team will be in the Grey Cup again* and remember, third time’s the charm!
Join us for the 106th Grey Cup Game party at the temple Sunday November 25 – Doors open at 4:00 pm
On Sunday, Dec 9, right after the Bodhi Day lunch, meet in the hondo to find out about the 2019 World Buddhist Women’s Convention, find out what the Women’s Federation does, and provide input on the direction of the WF locally.
Please remember to bring
Register to make a beautiful flower arrangement/centerpiece that will impress your friends and family over the holidays!
Saturday, December 22 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
Price $65 (includes all materials except container.)
A minimum of 5 people are needed to proceed with the class
A film about Vietnamese Mindfulness Teacher Thich Nhat Hanh, narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch.
Shown in Partnership with the Wild Rose Sangha, a Sangha in the Tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh.
Doors open 6pm
Start at 6:30pm
“The Autumn season also typically signifies that JSBTC Day is soon upon us. This is a day when we all do our best to pay our respects and to commemorate all those who have preceded us in spreading the Dharma. Each Temple in our Kyodan
The Calgary Buddhist Temple will be holding our annual Chow Mein Supper on Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 4:30 to 8:00 PM at the temple (658 1st Ave NE). Tickets are $20 (you can either eat-in or take out). We will be selling various Japanese-themed