Posts Categorized: Event

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

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

Nirvana Day Service

A special Nirvana Day Service will be held on Sunday, February 11 marks our traditional Parinirvana Day Service (Buddha’s passing) and this year we will have guests from many of the other schools of Buddhism participating in our service. As a founding member of the

Ikebana

or Japanese Flower Arrangement classes are being offered by Rika Saruwatari, who trained under Ms.Takato Yokoyama. Rika became a certified Shihan (teacher) in 2012. Five classes will be held Saturday mornings 10:00am – 12:30pm on April 14, May 12 and 26, June 16 and 30

Movie Night at the Temple – POSTPONED

Movie Night scheduled for Saturday January 20th has been postponed till further notice. We will share information once a new date has been set. Sangha Engagement Committee

Casino Volunteers Needed

Sunday, March 4 and Monday March 5 208 – Cash Casino 4040 Blackfoot Trail SE If you can volunteer for this very important Temple fundraiser, please contact me or sign up online. Support of these casinos are so important to maintaining our beautifully renovated temple