Posts Categorized: Local

Cook with the Sangha

A fun, relaxed way to learn something new. This will be an in-person cooking demo of several tasty recipes on Sunday, February 26th, 2023 at noon at the temple so come on out and join the Sangha as we learn together and enjoy each other’s

Furoshiki Workshop

A more sustainable (and beautiful) way to wrap!  The Calgary Buddhist Temple Sangha Engagement is pleased to organize this in-person workshop on Sunday, Jan 29/23 at 1pm which will be held at the Temple and will be taught by a local business, Nanao Kimono (www.nanaokimono.com).

Ikebana Centerpiece Class

Ikebana 2022 Sunday, December 18 from 1:30-4:30pm at the Temple.  The price is $75 and includes flowers and materials.  Students must bring their own container and scissors. If you are interested in this class, please let Rika know before the end of November!  Rika Saruwatari trained under

Meditation and Reflection

An opportunity to gather together for meditation and reflection at the Temple in the Hondo (main hall) from 7:00 to 8:00 pm.  Doors will open to the temple at 6:40 pm (20 minutes early) on the following dates: Tuesday, December 6 January – December 2023: 

Community Outreach

Dana - giving without thought of receiving something in return In November, the Calgary Buddhist Temple Sangha Engagement will be giving back to the community which is an important way of showing you care! For more than 60 years, the Calgary Drop-In Centre (the DI) has been more than an emergency shelter. Rooted in community

Fall Ikebana Class

September 11 & 25; October 16 & 30; and November 13 Classes will be held on Sunday afternoons at the Calgary Buddhist Temple from 1:30pm – 4:00pm The 5 classes are a series and the cost is $225 total including flower material and instruction for

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

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