Posts Categorized: Local

FaceBook Live Service – Mar 29

Dear Dharma Friends, We hope you well and healthy! The Calgary Buddhist Temple will be having a Sunday service tomorrow March 29, 2020 – The service will start at 11:00 am MST and will be streaming using Facebook Live from the group, Calgary Buddhist Temple

Message from Temple President, Lester Ikuta

It has been a while since I wrote a President’s message, but given the current serious situation, I decided that this is the right time for one.  I hope you are all staying safe and staying connected with family and friends as best as you

Temple closure

Dear Dharma Friends, With the recent advisement from the Alberta Chief Medical Officer and in consideration of the health and well-being of our community the Calgary Buddhist Temple has suspended all activities at the Temple until further notice. The suspension of activities includes Sunday Service,

Nunoda : Ghostown Exhibition – Cancelled

March 13/20: TOUR CANCELLED! Join us for a tour of Steven Nunoda:Ghostown Exhibition  When: Sunday March 15, 1pm Where: Military Museum, Founders Gallery 4520 Crowchild Trail SW Meeting point: Front entrance Special Rate: Adult $10; Seniors 65+, students, youth (7-17yrs) $5; Family $30; Children (Under

Mein Making – Cancelled

Please note that this activity has been cancelled at this time. Friday, March 20 at the temple from 7-9pm. Sunday, March 22 from 9am-noon at the Calgary Japanese Community Association to cook the mein. 

Ikebana Classes

(JAPANESE FLOWER ARRANGEMENT) Saturday mornings from 10:00 am – 12:30 pmApril 11, April 25, May 16, May 30, June 13Location: Calgary Buddhist Temple Five classes are being offered by Rika Saruwatari who was trained under Ms. Takako Yokoyama. Rika became a certified shihan (teacher) in

Taiko Drumming Workshop

The Calgary Buddhist Temple is honored that the renowned group, Midnight Taiko Kai, has agreed to hold a workshop for us on Saturday, May 2 from 1:00-3:00pm at the Temple. Come and meet members of Midnight Taiko (, gain an overview of the history of

2020 Gyoza Making

Hello Calgary Buddhist Temple friends, We are kicking off our 2020 fundraising by making (and then selling) our fabulous gyozas (aka: potstickers). Please join us Saturday, February 8 from 9:00 am to noon, to make homemade gyozas with Jackie’s special recipe! Beginners welcome! If you