Posts Categorized: Teachings

2021 Obon Schedule

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 and we would not

Jodo Shinshu Basics with Sensei Robert

Thursday, April 8th, 2021 at 7pm MST Our own Calgary resident minister, Sensei Robert Gubenco, will be leading this informative workshop and speaking about some of the basics of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism.  This will be a great workshop for those who maybe new to the

Resolving Life’s Problems through Buddhism

The Calgary Buddhist Temple Sangha Engagement was truly honored to have Rev. Marvin Harada, the Bishop of the Buddhist Churches of America, share the Dharma with us on Sunday, Feb 7 at 2pm MST. Buddhism enables us to resolve any of life’s problems that we might

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