NEW BOOK BEGINNING MARCH 1, 2018 – This spring we will be reviewing “Dharma Breeze – Essays on Shin Buddhism” by Dr. Nobuo Haneda. A Japanese-born Buddhist scholar, translator, and teacher. Dr. Haneda is the Director of the Maida Institute for Buddhism in Berkeley, California
The BC Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Temples Federation is proud to announce the 2017 Vancouver Island Obon Cemetery Tour from Aug. 11 to 13th. 2017 is a significant year, not only because our nation is turning 150 years old, but it also signifies 75 years since
Jodo Shinshu Buddhist services have started in Victoria!
With the approval of the Bishop of the Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Temples of Canada (JSBTC) and sponsorship of the British Columbia Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Temples Federation BCJSBF), a series of services, in English, are being held in
Both the Higanye Service and the JSBTCWF Dana Day will be held on Sunday, March 19. Higan means ‘reaching the other shore of (awakening)’. It is a service of reflection and renewal. Traditionally held on or near the equinox when day and night are of
The 2017 Calgary Buddhist Temple membership forms are available online and will soon be available in print at the temple. Memberships can be taken out for $100 for the year with seniors (65 and over) and students (under 18) complimentary. Of this fee, $80 goes
The LDC (Living Dharma Centre) is starting a Virtual Book Club this fall.
We invite interested people to read a specific book chosen every three months and sign up for email participation and discussion.
For our first selection of our new
For those of you who might not know, Bob Gubenco who has completed his Jodo Shinshu Online Correspondence course and initial Minister Assistant Training at the Jodo Shinshu Center in Berkeley California, will be travelling during November to the main Temple of our Tradition, the
Our Honoured Seniors 2014
Keirokai – to honour our Senior members.
Who would our Temple be without our Senior Members?
There was no official Service at the Temple this Sunday, but we will return to normal for next week.
Calgary Nikkei Cultural &
From Thursday evening, April 24th:
“With great sadness in my heart I would like the CBT board to know of the passing of Ikuta Sensei tonight.
He passed peacefully in Lethbridge. I will keep everyone posted on further details as soon as possible.