Posts Categorized: Event

Hanamatsuri

Sunday, April 4 the Temple will be celebrating Hanamatsuri. According to Buddhist tradition, Prince Siddhartha Gautama (Sakyamuni Buddha), was born on 8 April, 566 B.C. in the garden of Lumbini, in present day Nepal. Flowers decorate a statue of the Buddha and the Sangha is

Nonviolent Communication Workshop

What: We are honoured to offer a workshop in Nonviolent Communication.Where: The Calgary Buddhist TempleWhen: Saturday April 27th 1:30-4:30pmCost: $40, $45 for non-Temple-membersWho: Open to all, space is limited. Why: In alignment with our deep value of ‘Right Speech’ from the Buddha’s teaching of the

Retirement Party for Sensei James Martin

James Sensei will be retiring at the end of April and the Board would like to invite everyone to a dinner party. We would like to thank him for the years of leading our Sangha and wish him well on his next chapter in life.

Upcoming Fundraising Events (updated Mar 27)

Garage sale – June TBA – our annual celebration of impermanence. Decluttering? Spring Cleaning? Nudging adult children out of the house? We can help by selling those items that no longer spark joy at the Garage Sale! Watch your email and newsletter for drop off

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

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

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