Yearly Archives: 2022

Study Sessions Continue

This Saturday, May 14th we have another study session at the temple – we will meet downstairs  The sessions will begin at 10:30 am and will end at 12:00 pm 10:30 – 20 minute meditation 10:50 – 10 minute chanting 11:00 – Study session 11:55

Awakening to the Climate Crisis

Sunday, June 5th, 2022 @ 1pm Mountain The Calgary Buddhist Temple Sangha Engagement is honored to host an encore online presentation with Ray Nakano who will talk about what he has learned as a climate activist, and what you can do about the greatest crisis

Hanamatsuri & AGM

Please join us in-person or online Sunday, April 10 for the Hanamatsuri service celebrating the birth of Siddhartha Gautama, who became Sakyamuni, the historical Buddha. Prior to the Sunday morning service the temple is open to sit in quiet meditation for 30 minutes . The meditation will

Our Gratitude to Breath

Sunday, May 15th, 2022 @ 1pm MDT – Presenter:  Sensei Tanis Moore Join the Sangha for this 90 minute online workshop with Sensei Tanis Moore of the Manitoba Buddhist Temple.  Breath: Our connection to life – Breathing in, breathing out, this repeated about 25,000 times

Study Sessions Begin

Beginning in April, please join us on Saturday, April 9th and 30th from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm, for a 90 minute session: 20 minute Meditation 10 minute Chanting 55 minutes for Buddhist discussion We will start with a discussion on the book “The Heart

Hongwanji Statement

Statement on Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine On February 24, 2022, Russia aggressively began its invasion of Ukraine through military force. It has been reported that in cities across Ukraine, many civilians including children have become victims in addition to the well over one million Ukrainian

Inspirational JS Buddhist Women

Picture of Eshinni and Kakushinni Wednesday, March 30th, 2022 @ 7pm Mountain A one hour presentation on a few of the Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Women who have inspired others.  The presentation will also look at the Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Temples of Canada Women’s Federation (JSBTC WF) and the Calgary Buddhist

Spring Ikebana/Flower Arrangement Classes

We are fortunate to once again have these wonderful Ikebana/Flower arrangement classes being held at the temple. The classes are designed and led by our teacher Mrs. Rika Saruwatari. Rika was trained under Ms. Takako Yokoyama and became a certified Shihan (Teacher) in 2012. The

JSBTC WF Dana Event – Calgary

Dana - giving without thought of receiving something in return With the need to support local outreach because of the pandemic, we’re holding a special Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Temples of Canada Women’s Federation (JSBTC WF) Dana event where donations can be made at the temple or by eTransfer between Sunday, March 27 to Sunday, April

Four Noble Truths

Thursday, March 10th, 2022 at 7pm Mountain Understanding the Four Noble Truths are core to our sect of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism.  This workshop will be led by our Sensei Robert Gubenco.  Register online: We look forward to seeing you online! In gassho, CBT Sangha Engagement