Posts By: Susan

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

Gyoza Making

Hello Temple Friends! We’ll be making Gyoza dumplings on Saturday, March 17th at 9:30 am at the Temple. Hope you can join us. Beginners welcome! SIGN UP In Gassho, CBT Fundraising Committee

Buddhist Practices Circuit & Lunch

On Sunday March 11 from 10am-1pm, our service will take a slightly different format. If you had a question about the significance of the items on our naijin (alter), curious to hear about the history of our Shinran Shonin statue, or learn something about chanting