Posts Categorized: Local

Cooking/Food Workshop

Don’t forget that the ladies of the Temple are starting off 2020 by hosting a Workshop on Yaki Manju on Sunday, Jan 26 beginning at 11:30am. The workshop will be held after service and after a short update meeting regarding the JSBTC Women’s Federation (WF)

2020 Membership

Our 2020 Calgary Buddhist Membership form is now available in our membership section and is available in print at the temple. Memberships are $100 per person with students (under 18) and seniors (65 & over) complimentary. Please consider taking out a membership to help support

Shoshinge Nembutsu Wasan & Hoonko

Shinran Shonin Jan 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, and 16 – Chanting is being done for the week leading up to January 16th as a way to commemorate Shinran Shonin’s passing. Chanting of Shoshinge Nembutsu Wasan will start at 11:00am followed by a reading from the

Happy New Year

Dear Dharma Friends, Start your New Year off right by keeping in touch and reading the Calgary Buddhist Temple January 2020 newsletter called the “Sangha“. Akemashite Omedeto Gozaimasu!  Happy New Year Everyone! Good health and happiness in 2020 

Call for Recipes – Reminder

Don’t forget that we are launching a Calgary Buddhist Temple Cookbook to compile and share our Sangha’s best-loved recipes that bring joy to our family and friends. If you have some favourite recipes to donate, we would love to hear from you! Here is the

Bodhi Day

This is the day that Prince Gautama Siddhartha attained enlightenment to become the Buddha, the Awakened one. We will be holding our annual service on Sunday, December 8 at 10:00AM. Potluck lunch to follow. If you’re able to contribute to the potluck, please use this


In addition to buying Raffle and Football Tickets, we also need as many of you as possible to help SELL them. This is our final fundraising activity for 2019 and really could use everyone’s help to make it a success! For the Grey Cup pool

Toy Room

The Calgary Buddhist Temple is a proud partner for the Toy Room program sponsored by the Women’s Centre which makes the holidays brighter for thousands of families in Calgary. Last year, 1,236 women and 2,628 children received gifts thanks to the generosity of community partners

Holiday Centerpiece

Ikebana Class on Sat. December 21 from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm at The Calgary Buddhist Temple. Price is $70 including flowers and materials. Students must bring their own container and scissors. Contact for more information and to register:  rikaandshiro@gmail .com

2019 Grey Cup Party

Sunday November 24 – Doors open at 4:00 pm We will watch the Ti-Cats face the Bombers in the 107th Grey Cup on the big screen in the Temple basement. Chili and soft drinks will be provided. If you want to bring some snacks, or