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
Happy New Year from your Fundraising Committee! We have started planning 2019 fundraising events:
Gyoza Making on Saturday, February 9 – Sign up at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050C4EADAA28A46-2019
Mein Making Dough Preparation – Friday March 22 7 pm – at the temple Mein rolling, cutting and cooking –
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!
Here’s a link to an interesting article entitled “Shin Buddhism Is American Buddhism“.
Scott Mitchell offers a glimpse of the ever-evolving world of Pure Land practice in North America. From the Winter 2018 issue of Buddhadharma: The Practitioner’s Quarterly.
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
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
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!
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
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