Yearly Archives: 2019

Cooking/Food Demo

The Temple Ladies have coordinated a demo for Sunday, June 2 at 11:15am (after service) with a “Homage to Rice” – Refer to image below in this post for more information.

BCJSBTF Convention

The British Columbia Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Temples Federation (BCJSBTF) Convention is being held in Kamloops, BC on September 27-29, 2019. This is the first time for Kamloops to fully host a convention in over ten years and we look forward to welcoming you. Our theme

Keirokai/Gotanye Service

A reminder that this Sunday is Keirokai which is a yearly event honouring our members who are ‘Keiro’, that is, our senior, experienced Sangha members. Gotan-ye service will also be held as this is the celebration of the birth of Shinran Shonin, the founder of

Hanamatsuri

Sunday, April 4 the Temple will be celebrating Hanamatsuri. According to Buddhist tradition, Prince Siddhartha Gautama (Sakyamuni Buddha), was born on 8 April, 566 B.C. in the garden of Lumbini, in present day Nepal. Flowers decorate a statue of the Buddha and the Sangha is

Nonviolent Communication Workshop

What: We are honoured to offer a workshop in Nonviolent Communication.Where: The Calgary Buddhist TempleWhen: Saturday April 27th 1:30-4:30pmCost: $40, $45 for non-Temple-membersWho: Open to all, space is limited. Why: In alignment with our deep value of ‘Right Speech’ from the Buddha’s teaching of the

Retirement Party for Sensei James Martin

James Sensei will be retiring at the end of April and the Board would like to invite everyone to a dinner party. We would like to thank him for the years of leading our Sangha and wish him well on his next chapter in life.

Spring Ikebana Classes

Register for the 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

Upcoming Fundraising Events (updated Mar 27)

Garage sale – June TBA – our annual celebration of impermanence. Decluttering? Spring Cleaning? Nudging adult children out of the house? We can help by selling those items that no longer spark joy at the Garage Sale! Watch your email and newsletter for drop off