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Nirvana Day Service

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

Ikebana

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

Movie Night at the Temple – POSTPONED

Movie Night scheduled for Saturday January 20th has been postponed till further notice. We will share information once a new date has been set. Sangha Engagement Committee

Casino Volunteers Needed

Sunday, March 4 and Monday March 5 208 – Cash Casino 4040 Blackfoot Trail SE If you can volunteer for this very important Temple fundraiser, please contact me or sign up online. Support of these casinos are so important to maintaining our beautifully renovated temple

New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day

December 31 – New Year’s Eve Join us for a fun family night that is warm and safe. We begin with an old Japanese tradition, a dish of noodles. Long noodles are thought to bring us long life so the longer your noodles the better!

Temple Refuge Circle

This Tuesday group is a small meditation- & awareness-focused Practice ‘circuit’ meant for people who have been exploring Buddhism but wish to improve in: Meditation (25mins),Loving-Kindness, Equanimity, Compassion, Sympathetic Joy, Deep Listening, & Gratitude. We will get to know each other while we deepen our

December Gifting

Once again the temple will collect donated items to assist the Women’s Centre in providing some cheer to those that would appreciate a little extra help at this time of year. Donations can be made through the temple only up until December 17 so don’t

Bodhi Day

Please join the Calgary Buddhist Temple on Sunday, December 10 in recognition of Bodhi Day. There will be a service and pot-luck meal afterwards. December 8 marks the official day many Buddhists the world over celebrate as Bodhi Day. It is the day when Siddhartha

Temple Grey Cup Night

Looking forward to Grey Cup night? Have more fun watching the game at the Temple on Sunday, Nov 26th from 3:30 pm. Bring your comfy lawn chair and BYOB. Pull tickets will be available to add to the fun and special homemade chili will be

Refugee Shinran

Guest speaker, Jeff Wilson, was an engaging speaker at the Temple on Thursday, Nov 2 at the Temple. An exploration of how the specific events in the lives of Shinran and Rennyo led them to fashion Buddhist principles of radical welcome, and how this relates