Posts By: Susan

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

Ho’onko Luncheon

Hello Temple Friends and Happy New Year! On Sunday, January 13th, we hope you can join us for the Ho’onko service and luncheon. If you’d like to bring a dish, please SIGN UP. Thank you always for your generous support! In Gassho, Toban

Volunteer Opportunities

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

Sarana Affirmation Ceremony

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

Happy New Year!

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! Then,

Bodhi Day Raffle – Updated

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

Grey Cup Party

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