Jan 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, and 16 – Chanting is being done for the week leading up to January 16th as a way to commemorate Shinran Shonin’s passing. Chanting of Shoshinge Nembutsu Wasan will start at 11:00am followed by a reading from the
This is the day that Prince Gautama Siddhartha attained enlightenment to become the Buddha, the Awakened one. We will be holding our annual service on Sunday, December 8 at 10:00AM. Potluck lunch to follow.
If you’re able to contribute to the potluck, please use this
On August 17 at 2:00pm, there will be a Nokotsudo or Columbarium Service at the temple. A Nokotsudo is a special area for the storage of ashes of loved ones.
Obon Cemetery Services will be held:
Saturday, August 17, 2019 cemetery services
Strathmore at 11:00
The British Columbia Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Temples Federation (BCJSBTF) Convention is being held in Kamloops, BC on September 27-29, 2019.
This is the first time for Kamloops to fully host a convention in over ten years and we look forward to welcoming you. Our theme
A reminder that this Sunday is Keirokai which is a yearly event honouring our members who are ‘Keiro’, that is, our senior, experienced Sangha members.
Gotan-ye service will also be held as this is the celebration of the birth of Shinran Shonin, the founder of
Sunday, April 4 the Temple will be celebrating Hanamatsuri. According to Buddhist tradition, Prince Siddhartha Gautama (Sakyamuni Buddha), was born on 8 April, 566 B.C. in the garden of Lumbini, in present day Nepal. Flowers decorate a statue of the Buddha and the Sangha is
What: We are honoured to offer a workshop in Nonviolent Communication.Where: The Calgary Buddhist TempleWhen: Saturday April 27th 1:30-4:30pmCost: $40, $45 for non-Temple-membersWho: Open to all, space is limited.
Why: In alignment with our deep value of ‘Right Speech’ from the Buddha’s teaching of the
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!