Posts By: Susan

Fundraising – updated June 7

As we head into late spring, the Fundraising committee is gearing up for our annual events. We are requesting once again for your participation and help. SATURDAY, JUNE 23 – TEMPLE GARAGE SALE We are asking for donation of garage sale items for our annual

Obon – August 26

Obon is a time to express our gratitude to loved ones who have passed on before us. Without them, we would not be able to do the things we do to enjoy life. Just think about the number of people involved in creating each of

Family Picnic – Sunday, June 17

Edworthy Park Map Everyone is welcome on Sunday, June 17 for our annual Family Day Picnic at Edworthy Park, site #1 on the south side of the river. Join us for some games, races, camaraderie and sunshine. Pack a lunch and be ready to share as it usually

May 27 – Gotany’e and Keirokai

Recognizing Shinran’s Birth and Senior’s Appreciation Day! Gotany’e – The birth of the Founder of Jodo Shinshu is commemorated annually as an expression of joy and happiness. Shinran Shonin was born at Hino, a few miles southeast of Kyoto on May 21, 1173. Keirokai is

Hanamatsuri – April 8th

The “Flower Festival” is commemorated on this day to celebrate the birth of Siddhartha Gautama, who later became enlightened as Shakyamuni Buddha. The “hanamido” a miniature floral altar of bright flowers, provides the scene of the beautiful Lumbini Garden. The statue of the baby Buddha,

Calgary Buddhist Temple AGM

Our Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held following the regular service on Sunday, April 15. It is important that you join us in supporting the current board and adding your voice to the business of operating the temple! Our success depends on having an

Casino Update

Thank you to all the casino volunteers on March 4 & 5, 2018 – you help make great things happen! This year, every volunteer not only worked long hours, sometimes past 3 am, taking precious time out of their weekend and evenings, and many also

Columbarium

At long last we have completed the temple columbarium previously announced as part of our building renovation plans. The columbarium room is located to the right of the naijin area. We have a couple of niche options available. The standard niche is designed for the