Posts Categorized: Teachings

Lecture Series

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

Kaikyoshi Ordination

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

2020 Obon Schedule

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

Online Services Survey

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

Daily Evening Service

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

BTSA Online Hanamatsuri Service

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

FaceBook Live Service – Apr 5

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