Yearly Archives: 2024

Error in April newsletter

There was an error in the April 2023 newsletter. We accidently posted an outdated donors list. The error has been corrected and a new version has been uploaded here. We apologize for any confusion this may have caused.

Hanamatsuri – Sunday, April 7

According to our tradition, the historical Buddha, Sakyamuni, was born in Lumbini Garden in Nepal on April 8, 566 B.C. He was born the son of King Suddohana and Queen Maya. There are many flowery descriptions of the scene at his birth, including celestial birds

2024 Annual General Meeting

Our annual general meeting will be held on April 14, 2024 shortly after service (11:15 -11:30AM). We will go over the temple finances, talk about events/highlight of the past year, discuss and voteon key issues and elect a new board of directors. We expect it

JC Survivors Health & Wellness

The launch of the Japanese Canadian Survivors Health & Wellness Grants opened on February 1, 2024. Please refer to the posters to see if you are eligible.  On Sunday, Mar 17 between 11:30am and 1:30pm,  Outreach Workers will be in attendance to complete ID validation for

Temple Book Club

The book club will meet every two weeks on Thursday starting on February 29th and ending on May 23rd from 7:00 to 8:00 pm. We will be starting the book club by gathering to discuss Dr. Jeff Wilson’s recent book: “Living Nembutsu, Applying Shinran’s Radically

From Mountaineer to Stroke Survivor

On Sunday, March 24, join us for tea after service and meet the resilient author of “From Mountaineer to Stroke Survivor”, Remy Bernier. Remy started a new life in 2006 due to a stroke. Prior to his accident, he was thriving as an aspiring mountain

2024 Calgary Buddhist Temple Membership

The Calgary Buddhist Temple recognizes and is deeply grateful for the harmony and support that our sangha/community provides each year. The sangha is the heart and work which provides the opportunity to gather together and listen to and practice the dharma. Each year we ask