We are grateful to Socho Aoki, our Canadian Bishop, for organizing a lecture series for all members of the Canadian kyodan. The first lecture will be given by Rev. Henry Adams of San Mateo Buddhist Temple on December 19th at 10am (Calgary Time) and entitled
The Calgary Buddhist Temple would like to congratulate Sensei Robert Gubenco on his achievement of being appointed by the Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-ha Buddhist organization as a Kaikyoshi minister to Canada on December 01, 2019 AND assignment to the Calgary Buddhist Temple. The certificate of achievement
Based on the level of government restrictions, our Obon Schedule is subject to change but let’s stay positive and continue to be safe!
Obon is a time to express our gratitude to loved ones who have passed on before us. Without them, we would not
Here you will find a link to a very short survey about the Calgary Buddhist Temple’s online Services. We would really appreciate you completing this survey to tell us how to best reach you with our Online Services and Temple News as well as how
Sensei Robert of the Calgary Buddhist Temple will be live streaming a daily evening service starting at 9:00 pm MST each night.
The service will consist of reciting the Loving-Kindness Metta Meditation followed by and concluding with the chanting of Juseige. We will alternate between the
The services of the Calgary Buddhist Temple conducted by our own, Sensei Robert Gubenco, can now be found on YouTube!
Calgary Buddhist Temple on YouTube
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In this time of COVID19, the Buddhist Temple of Southern Alberta (BTSA) is posting an online Hanamatsuri service. This service is in recognition of the birth of Siddhartha Gautama (The Buddha) who was born on April 8th in Lumbini Garden.
It will be available for
A reminder that due to the limited number of people allowed in the Temple, physical distancing and important COVID related precautions, the Temple is continuing to stream our regular Sunday Services from the Facebook group, Calgary Buddhist Temple Group starting at 10:00am (MST). Everyone is
Sharing with our congregation, services conducted by Rev. Tatsuya Aoki, the minister of the Vancouver Buddhist Temple as well as Socho or Bishop of the Buddhist Temples of Canada:
Hanamatsuri Service: https://youtu.be/BZCsXWpvGo8
April Shotsuki Service: https://youtu.be/QnARLXx8z-M
You are welcome to subscribe to his YouTube channel
The Temple will be having the April Shotsuki Hoyo (Monthly Memorial) Live Stream service on Sunday, April 05, 2020. This service is in memory of those people whose date of death falls in the month of April.
The Sunday service will start at 10:00 am