“The Autumn season also typically signifies that JSBTC Day is soon upon us. This is a day when we all do our best to pay our respects and to commemorate all those who have preceded us in spreading the Dharma. Each Temple in our Kyodan
The Calgary Buddhist Temple will be holding our annual Chow Mein Supper on Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 4:30 to 8:00 PM at the temple (658 1st Ave NE). Tickets are $20 (you can either eat-in or take out). We will be selling various Japanese-themed
Honouring all Ancestors – Obon is a time to express our gratitude to loved ones who have passed on before us. Without them, we would not be who we are today, due to the basic tenet of interdependence. We would not be where we are
Hello Temple Friends!
We are preparing for our Japanese items sale at the annual Calgary Japanese Festival “Omatsuri” on Saturday, August 11, 2018 and need volunteers to help set up, sell, and/or clean up.
If you can help, please SIGNUP.
If you have some
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
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
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.
The Calgary Buddhist Temple was pleased to host the 2018 Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Temples of Canada (JSBTC) Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Calgary, Alberta from April 27th to April 29th, 2018.
So many to thank for making our hosting event such a great success……….
The Calgary Buddhist Temple is honored to host the 2018 Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Temples of Canada Annual General Meeting (JSBTC AGM) from Thursday April 25th to Sunday April 29, 2018 which will be held at the Temple.
As the host temple, we have the opportunity
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,