Yearly Archives: 2020

Getting to the Bottom of It

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction in women can cause multiple symptoms, which may include pain, pressure, or lack of bowel and bladder control. This one hour workshop on March 8th at 11:15am has been made available for the Ladies of the Calgary Buddhist Temple and their guests so if you have some of these symptoms or… Read more

Humanity Through a Buddhist Eye

The Living Dharma Centre and Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Temples of Canada are very excited to be sponsoring this conference, “Humanity through a Buddhist Eye: An Exploration of Human Rights” in Winnipeg, MB June 12-14, 2020. For the details, here’s the Conference Information. Registration is now open through Eventbrite (password:  ingassho) For more information… Read more

Taiko Drumming Workshop

The Calgary Buddhist Temple is honored that the renowned group, Midnight Taiko Kai, has agreed to hold a workshop for us on Saturday, May 2 from 2:00-4:00pm at the Temple. Come and meet members of Midnight Taiko (, gain an overview of the history of Taiko, learn about the different Taiko drums used… Read more

Mein Making

Who doesn’t love mein?  Save these dates as the Temple will be making the dough for chow mein noodles on Friday, March 20 at the temple from 7-9pm. Then on the Sunday, March 22 from 9am-noon, we’ll be at the Calgary Japanese Community Association (2236 29 St SW, Calgary, AB T3E 2K2) to… Read more

2020 Gyoza Making

Hello Calgary Buddhist Temple friends, We are kicking off our 2020 fundraising by making (and then selling) our fabulous gyozas (aka: potstickers). Please join us Saturday, February 8 from 9:00 am to noon, to make homemade gyozas with Jackie’s special recipe! Beginners welcome! If you can help, please sign up HERE Thank you… Read more

Cooking/Food Workshop

Don’t forget that the ladies of the Temple are starting off 2020 by hosting a Workshop on Yaki Manju on Sunday, Jan 26 beginning at 11:30am. The workshop will be held after service and after a short update meeting regarding the JSBTC Women’s Federation (WF) which is our national organization. This workshop is… Read more

2020 Membership

Our 2020 Calgary Buddhist Membership form is now available in our membership section and is available in print at the temple. Memberships are $100 per person with students (under 18) and seniors (65 & over) complimentary. Please consider taking out a membership to help support our temple. It also gives us an opportunity… Read more

Shoshinge Nembutsu Wasan & Hoonko

Shinran Shonin

Jan 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, and 16 – Chanting is being done for the week leading up to January 16th as a way to commemorate Shinran Shonin’s passing. Chanting of Shoshinge Nembutsu Wasan will start at 11:00am followed by a reading from the words of Shinran. The Calgary Buddhist Temple will… Read more

Happy New Year

Dear Dharma Friends, Start your New Year off right by keeping in touch and reading the Calgary Buddhist Temple January 2020 newsletter called the “Sangha“. Akemashite Omedeto Gozaimasu!  Happy New Year Everyone! Good health and happiness in 2020