Posts Categorized: Local

Team Oneness!

Despite rain in the forecast, the sun shone kindly on Sunday, June 12th so the Calgary Buddhist Temple team was able to come together in-person rather than virtually. They completed a 5K walk/roll in support of women’s mental health programs at Calgary Health Foundation by

Obon & Cemetery Visits

Obon (お盆) or just Bon (盆) is a special time to honor and remember one’s ancestors including visiting their gravesites during the Obon season.  The following is the Calgary Buddhist Temple schedule:  Saturday, July 16: Mountain View Cemetery – 9:00 am Strathmore Cemetery – 10:30

Study Sessions Begin

Beginning in April, please join us on Saturday, April 9th and 30th from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm, for a 90 minute session: 20 minute Meditation 10 minute Chanting 55 minutes for Buddhist discussion We will start with a discussion on the book “The Heart

Spring Ikebana/Flower Arrangement Classes

We are fortunate to once again have these wonderful Ikebana/Flower arrangement classes being held at the temple. The classes are designed and led by our teacher Mrs. Rika Saruwatari. Rika was trained under Ms. Takako Yokoyama and became a certified Shihan (Teacher) in 2012. The

Casino Volunteers

Tuesday June 14 and Wednesday June 15, 2022 Cash Casino 4040 Blackfoot Trail SE It has been 2 and a half years since our last casino and the AGLC has assigned our casino dates as noted above. It feels almost reckless to try to organize

Sunday Services – In-Person & Online

We are pleased to be able to provide a hybrid service with in-person and online live-streaming. When attending in-person please be aware of the following: Face masks would be appreciated. We will have face masks available, if needed Maintain social distancing between cohorts Please do

2022 CBT Membership

Happy New Year. Hopefully 2022 will be a better year than 2020/2021 and we can get closer to the way things were before the pandemic. Each year we ask that you consider becoming a friend, a member, of the Calgary Buddhist Temple and join us

Gochisosama: Memories of Home

  1st print of Gochisosama Memories of Home has SOLD OUT!! We are doing a 2nd print so place your order for your holiday gift giving!The book took over two years to compile and contains 270 pages with full colour section dividers and coil binding