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,
Our Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held following the regular service on Sunday, April 15.
It is important that you join us in supporting the current board and adding your voice to the business of operating the temple!
Our success depends on having an
Thank you to all the casino volunteers on March 4 & 5, 2018 – you help make great things happen!
This year, every volunteer not only worked long hours, sometimes past 3 am, taking precious time out of their weekend and evenings, and many also
At long last we have completed the temple columbarium previously announced as part of our building renovation plans.
The columbarium room is located to the right of the naijin area.
We have a couple of niche options available.
The standard niche is designed for the
The Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Temples of Canada (JSBTC) Women’s Federation or WF is the national women’s organization. The WF Dana Day is the result of a resolution made in 1965 at the second World Buddhist Women’s Convention held in New York City. It was decided
On Sunday March 11 from 10am-1pm, our service will take a slightly different format. If you had a question about the significance of the items on our naijin (alter), curious to hear about the history of our Shinran Shonin statue, or learn something about chanting
A special Nirvana Day Service will be held on Sunday, February 11 marks our traditional Parinirvana Day Service (Buddha’s passing) and this year we will have guests from many of the other schools of Buddhism participating in our service.
As a founding member of the
or Japanese Flower Arrangement classes are being offered by Rika Saruwatari, who trained under Ms.Takato Yokoyama. Rika became a certified Shihan (teacher) in 2012.
Five classes will be held Saturday mornings 10:00am – 12:30pm on April 14, May 12 and 26, June 16 and 30