Here’s a link to an interesting article entitled “Shin Buddhism Is American Buddhism“.
Scott Mitchell offers a glimpse of the ever-evolving world of Pure Land practice in North America. From the Winter 2018 issue of Buddhadharma: The Practitioner’s Quarterly.
Planned for April 21, 2019!
A long-standing ritual of all Buddhist traditions going back to the time of the Buddha is having followers of the Buddha formally commit to a Buddhist way of life. Originally this ceremony was only for adherents also willing to follow
New Year’s Eve Celebration – Dec 31, 6:00-8:00pm
We gather downstairs and, following the tradition, slurp up noodles for a snack because as everyone knows, long noodles mean long life!
Kids will have a chance to pin the nenju on the Buddha this year!
A film about Vietnamese Mindfulness Teacher Thich Nhat Hanh, narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch.
Shown in Partnership with the Wild Rose Sangha, a Sangha in the Tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh.
Doors open 6pm
Start at 6:30pm
Meditation Service at the Calgary Buddhist Temple is set to commence starting on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 from 7 to 8 pm. No experience required and everyone is welcome.
Enjoy the day!
Honouring all Ancestors – Obon is a time to express our gratitude to loved ones who have passed on before us. Without them, we would not be who we are today, due to the basic tenet of interdependence. We would not be where we are
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,
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
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!